Protoform: PUI.A [PN] Shut off, shut up, enclose: *(pu(i))pui

Description: Shut off, shut up, enclose: *(pu(i))pui
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 > MQ *faka-pui, NP *pui-aki
*1 Cf. PN *kaa-pui, *taa-pui "reserve

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pui/pui To shut (a screen or door) (Fbg)
Anuta (Nga) roto/pui Large depressions at the base of the mountain, in which Cyrtosperema [taro] is planted (Fbg)
East Futuna Pui/pui Etre entouré, être protégé (Mfr)
East Uvea Pui/pui Shut off (Rch)
Luangiua Pui Surround; shut; cover over (Smd)
Luangiua Pu/pui Encircling; to fence around (Smd)
Mangareva Pui/pui To cover (Rch)
Mangareva Pui Put on a garment, clothe oneself; cover, envelop (Tgr)
Mangareva Pui S'habiller; vêtir un cadavre; couvrir, envelopper quelquechose (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pui/pui Block (vt). To shut (Sve) (Krk)
Marquesas Haʔa/pui Rendre sacrée (l'eau des prêtres kanaks) (Dln)
Niue Pui/pui To enclose, shut up, confine; to protect, look after, be defensive (Sph)
Nuguria P/pui Close, shut (the eyes, a door, a lid) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Pui/pui Cast (net) (Trt)
Nukumanu P/pui Close, shut (door); forbidden (Trt)
Nukuoro Bui/bui Keep in (e.g. pigs); keep out (e.g. wind); soak (in water) (Crl)
Nukuoro He/bui/hagi Provide an abundance of bait to keep fish in close Uncertain Semantic Connection (Crl)
Penrhyn Pui/pui Conceal, cover, plug; close (doorway) (Sta)
Pukapuka Pui/pui Erect a blind; to cover, shut off (Mta)
Rarotongan Pui/pui Enclose, surround (Bse)
Rennellese Pui/pui Shield, protect (Ebt)
Samoan Pui/pui Shut off, shut up (Prt)
Sikaiana P/pui Shut, be shut (as a door); prevent, stop; forbid, forbidden (Dnr)
Sikaiana Pui/pui To close up a house, as when locking up; to build the walling around a house (Dnr)
Tahitian Pui/pui To spread the pitch on the end of an arrow (Dvs)
Takuu Pui/pui Close; govern (as conqueror) (Hwd)
Takuu P/pui Close something; block (e.g. path); make forbidden; forbid access...; use magic to make someone else unlucky at fishing; govern (as a conqueror); invoke ancestors to ward off malevolent spirits (tipua) at night. (Mle)
Tikopia Pui To block (Fth)
Tongan Pui/pui/ʔi Provide with a curtain or blind; curtain off (Cwd)
Tuvalu Pui/pui Protect (Rby)
Tuvalu Pu/pui Enclose, protect, encircle; turn a woman's affection towards oneself by use of charms (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pui/pui/a Put stones around, fence (vt) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pui Fence (vi) (Hvn)

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