Protoform: KOO-FURE [CE] Expose by turning inside out

Description: Expose by turning inside out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << PN *fule.a
*1 Cf. *fure 'rump'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔOohule Bald, bald-headed person (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Koohure-a Turn inside out (as eyelid e.g.); turn up what is beneath the surface (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Koohure/hure Remove bones of birds, rats (per anum) for cooking (Bgs)
Rarotongan Kooʔure-a/-ʔia Evert, invert, turn inside-out or outside-in (Bse)
Rarotongan Kooʔure Backside (Ngaa-puu-toru dial.) . Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bse)
Tahitian Ohure The anus Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔOohure Derrière, postérieur (anatomie, hommes et animaux) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lmt)

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