Protoform: PUKU.3 [FJ] Hold something in mouth (Rby)

Description: Hold something in mouth (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Puku To put something in one's mouth (Fbg)
East Futuna Puku/puku Se rincer la bouche (avec de l'eau, ou un médicament) (Mfr)
Fijian Kubu Put in mouth, gargle (Cpl)
Hawaiian Puʔu Method of catching plover (in which a bone becomes lodged in the bird's throat) (Pki)
Luangiua Puʔu/a Mouth (Smd)
Mangareva Puku/a Etre sur le point de suffoquer par une obstruction au gosier. Etouffer (par la nourriture); choke (with food) (Atl). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Moriori Noho puku Remain silent (Shd)
Moriori Puku/mauri Sob (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Puku Secretly, without speaking, without taking food (Wms)
Niue Puku Draw in, take into the mouth, eat (Sph)
Nuguria Puku/a Mouth (inside), also of coconut (Dvl)
Pukapuka Puku Swallow (Bge)
Rennellese Puku Put or hold in the mouth (Ebt)
Samoan Puʔu Swallow (Prt)
Sikaiana Puku/a Mouth (Dnr)
Tahitian Puʔu/nena S'étouffer en mangeant ou en buvant (Lmt)
Takuu Puku/a Mouth of an animal, entrance to reef channel, eye of coconut shell (Mle)
Tikopia Puku Suck (Fth)
Tokelau Puku Swallow (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Puku/a Mouth (Trn)
West Uvea Tuku/a Avaler Phonologically Irregular (Hmn)

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