Protoform: KUKU.1B [EP] Draw together, bunch things together, ruck up

Description: Draw together, bunch things together, ruck up
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kukuti "hand-net for fishing".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Kuku Tie branches together (Fts)
Hawaiian ʔUʔu Draw in (of ship's line) (Pki)
Luangiua ʔUu Fishing - far out to sea, many hooks on one line Problematic (Smd)
Mangareva Ko/tuku/tuku Se recroqueviller; huddle up. Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Kuku Bring together. Ramasser, rassembler (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kuku/ti (pass. kuutia) Draw tightly together, purse up, contract, pinch, nip (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kuku-a Nip, draw together, close up, hold the breath (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ku/u-ngia Passive of kuku (Wms)
Pukapuka Kuku Bunch together (of people) (Sby)
Pukapuka Waka/kuku/kuku Huddle up with cold (Sby)
Rarotongan Kuku Draw or bunch together; roll up (as sleeves), ruck up; grab (Bse)
Takuu Kkuu Fishing technique (A single line is dropped beyond the reef...sinker at the bottom and several hooks attached above on wooden spacers. The principal fish caught by this method is *paru*.) Problematic (Mle)
Tuamotu Kuku Draw together (Stn)
West Futuna Fa/kuku-Sia Join, couple, splice Problematic (Cpl)

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