Protoform: FARU.1 [AN] Pillage, take by force

Description: Pillage, take by force
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*5 PMP *palu` "to beat" (Dpf.).
*6 PAN *palu "to hammer, pound, hit" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Haru Take away, take back (Kvt)
Fijian Valu/ta Make war on (Cpl)
Marquesas Ea Fa ru Attack (Rbs)
Marquesas Fa roo, boo To take, seize (Rbs)
Marquesas Vine, fau’ru’boo Rape (Rbs)
Niue Fo/foo To take something without permission (Sph)
Nukumanu Haru haeo Insult; judge (v); condemn (Trt)
Penrhyn Haru Rummage around roughly looking for something (Rmn)
Rarotongan ʔAru Take by force, pillage, rob (Sve)
Tahitian Faru To deflour virginity (Dvs)
Tongan Fau Pull or drag by force (Cwd)
Tongan Faoo To take away by main force, or by virtue of superior rank or authority (Mar)
Tuamotu Haru Carry off, rob by violence, rape (Stn)

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