Protoform: FULA.2 [NP] Dance: *(f, s)ula

Description: Dance: *(f, s)ula
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Hura/hura Dance (Fts)
Hawaiian Hula To dance the hula; son or chant used for the hula; to twitch, as a muscle or eyelid; to palpitate, throb (Pki)
Luangiua Hula Dance Borrowed (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ura Dance (Osn)
New Zealand Maori Hura Nervous twitching of the shoulder; lift the arm suddenly with the elbow bent (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Hula/hula Dance (Gry)
Niue Hula To dance (gentle swaying of hands and hips). To dance about, jump about (McE). Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Hura A kind of dance with guitar (not native, post-contact) Problematic (Dvl)
Rarotongan ʔUra Act of dancing (Bse)
Sikaiana Hula To dance in European style... [borrowed from Luangiua] Borrowed (Dnr)
Tahitian Hura A native dance or play; to exult with joy (Dvs)
Takuu Fula Type of dance; dance in this style (Hwd)
Takuu Hula A women's dance reputedly introduced from Nukumanu in the 1950s (Mle)
Tongan Ula A kind of dance or action song given by one or a few individual performers Problematic (Cwd)
Tongan Hula (To perform a) Hawaiian dance Problematic (Cwd)
Tongan Bo-oola A night dance (Mar)

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