Protoform: PULE.2 [PN] Have authority; exert authority

Description: Have authority; exert authority
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Nga(a)/pure Married man (Fbg)
East Futuna Pule Make sign of cross (Bgs)
East Uvea Pule Signe, de croix; priere (Btn)
Easter Island Pure Mass; prayer, pray, worship (Fts)
Hawaiian Pule Prayer, pray, grace, blessing (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Pure Guard, order, responsible for (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Bule Forbid, prohibit (Lbr)
Luangiua Pule/pule A body of men appointed by the priests or punish any who might try to cross beyond the boundary (Hbn)
Luangiua Pole/pole Watchers, protectors -- officials who patrolled the malae and punished trespassers Phonologically Irregular (Hbn)
Mangareva Aiga/pure Fête où les jeunes gens montraient leur beauté physique; consacrer une maison (avec une fête) (Rch)
Mangareva Pure Prier, addresser des prières à un être suprème; distribution de vivres; action remarquable (Rch)
Marquesas Koika /puʔe/ Chant-feast at birth of first son (Dln)
Marquesas Pure Prière, oraison, culte Borrowed (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Pure Ritual confirming personal sanctity (Bgs)
Niue Pule Authority, control, power; to have authority (Sph)
Nuguria Pure/pure Advice, words of wisdom old people give to young (Dvl)
Nukumanu Pure/pure Men who enforced chiefly decisions (Fbg)
Nukumanu Pure/pure Servant, attendant (Trt)
Penrhyn Pure Pray (Sta)
Penrhyn Pure/anga atua Invoking the gods (Bck)
Pukapuka Pule A prayer, pray ; guard, keep watch (Mta)
Rarotongan Pure Prayer, ceremony to remove tapu (Bse)
Rennellese Puge Plan, deliberate, meet to plan a plot (Ebt)
Rotuman Pure Decide, rule, control, judge (Cwd)
Samoan Pule Authority, power , command, authority (Prt)
Sikaiana Pule A ritual role. There were two pule. One, pule i ttua, was responsible for looking over the crops and the harvest ceremonies. The other, pule i Muli Akau, was responsible for placating the spirits of the reef. (Dnr)
Sikaiana Pule/pule To be jealous, especially in sexual matters; to be possessive of a spouse or child in regards to sexual affairs. (Dnr)
Tahitian Pure Prière, prier. A prayer, worship; to pray, to worship God (Dvs). (Lmt)
Takuu Pure Hereditary title of second-ranking man on Takuu...; someone chosen to act as medium for a deceased person... (Mle)
Takuu Pure/pure Farewell, say goodbye (Mle)
Tikopia Pure Ritual elder in traditional ritual system (Fth)
Tokelau Pule Authority, power; chief, director, manager; the corporate body in authority, council of elders... supervise, control, command (Sma)
Tongan Pule Rule, in position of authority, to be (Cwd)
Tongan Boole To order or conduct, to manage, to declaim (Mar)
Tongan Fa-boole Eloquent (Mar)
Tuamotu Puure Pray to, invoke, prayer, invocation (Stn)
Tuvalu Pule Rule; authority over food (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pule/puleakina To slander (Ray)
West Uvea Pule-a Gouverner, autorité (Hmn)

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