Protoform: KULUKI [PN] Strain to breaking point

Description: Strain to breaking point
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. NP *kulu.2

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kuluki Se forcer le dos en portant un fardeau; enlever la peau, ecorcher (Rch)
Fijian Quru Crunch, scranch in the teeth (chiefly of unripe fruit Problematic (Cpl)
New Zealand Maori Kuruki Violent (of wind); become powerless Problematic (Wms)
Niue Kului Lift a heavy weight (McE)
Samoan Uluʔi/a Be overburdened; be strained, as by a fall, when the bones are put out of joint (Prt)
Tongan Kuluki Pull or bend so as to produce cracking or creaking sound (Cwd)
Tongan Kuluki/a Strained (as of a body under heavy weight; strain oneself (Cwd)

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