Protoform: AAPULU [NP] Crowded; to sink (esp. of overcrowded vessel)

Description: Crowded; to sink (esp. of overcrowded vessel)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Apulu Sink (Smd)
Mangareva Apuru Suffocated or smothered by pressure of a crowd. Etre embarssé, gêné; être lourd, lâche (par maladie, climat) (Tgr)
New Zealand Maori Aapuru Crowd one upon another; shut up, suppress; overwhelm (Wms)
Nuguria (A)puru Sink (of a canoe full of animals in a tale) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Apuru Sink (of boat) (Trt)
Rennellese ʔAapugu To go below the surface of the sea, as a turtle does; to drown, sink, swallow much sea water (Ebt)
Takuu Apuru (Of a canoe) Full, having little freeboard; (of an object that normally floats) sink (Mle)
Vaeakau-Taumako Apulu, s/apulu [NUP, obs.] Sink, disappear (Hvn)

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