Protoform: POTU.1 [PN] End, piece, section; end of a village; sleeping area at end of house

Description: End, piece, section; end of a village; sleeping area at end of house
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Potu End ; piece of something; end of an object, side of an object (Yen)
Anuta Potu/aa The end of a house (Fbg)
East Futuna Potu End (of house, land) ; bout, extémité; fragment; quartier (village); tranche (Bgs)
East Uvea Potu Lieu, endroit, point, coté, partie, région (Rch)
Easter Island Potu End, tip ; butt, end, extremity, point, piece, stick; children of the youngest brother (Chl)
Emae Potu Une partie d'un bout de bois (Rve)
Emae I/potu/ Partie de la case où l'on met les objets sacrés (Rve)
Emae Na/potu/ Le fin (Rve)
Emae Potu/potu Copeau de bois (Rve)
Ifira-Mele Potu Sleeping-room (Clk)
Mangareva Potu Toit Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Ta/potu/ Reach the bottom of a hill, etc Problematic (Wms)
Niue Potu Traditional floor mat; end, corner; berth, cabin (of passenger ships) (Sph)
Nukuoro Bodu Spouse (Crl)
Nukuoro Bodu/bodu Particles of rotten wood, thatch (Crl)
Pukapuka Potu Stone seat of priests in a god house; a simple shrine (Bge)
Rennellese Potu Piece, portion, fraction, section, end, room; nearby corner or end, as of a village; people of the village end or nearby village; to become related through marriage to a spouse's relatives (Ebt)
Samoan Potu The siapo screen from behind which an aitu spoke; the white border of siapo; a room (introduced from Tongan) (Prt)
Takuu Potu Section of coconut-frond dragnet which may be opened to insert a mooise net; point at rear of mooise net toward which fish are driven; point on shank of fishook where the curve starts; corner of a house (Mle)
Tikopia Potu Short section, piece, end; applied to short-handled implements; twig, end of branch, small length of wood (Fth)
Tikopia Pootu Village, hamlet (in place names) (Fth)
Tokelau Potu Section, part, piece; end, end part; room, apartment (Sma)
Tongan Potu Place, locality, side, end; privates, private parts (Cwd)
Tongan Botoo Alongside, near to, the side of any thing (except of man or animal); a part of, a portion, a detachment (Mar)
Tongan Botoo fonnooa A district (Mar)
Tongan Gi-botoo On one side, towards (Mar)
Tuamotu Potu Ridge covering (Stn)
Tuvalu Potu Piece ; small piece, room (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Potu Curve or round edge of a reef, the most protruding part of a reef out in the sea (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuku/potu Wall, fence, framework of a house, corner; outside [the door] (Hvn)
West Futuna Potu A bed; coconut leaf matting (Cpl)
West Futuna Potu A bed; coconut leaf matting (Dty)
West Uvea Potu Bout, extrémité; endroit, place; lit; charge, responsabilité (Hmn)
West Uvea Potu/potu Extrémités du filet qui entoure les poissons [Heo Dialect]; bout [Muli Dialect] (Hmn)

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