Protoform: PULOTU.2 [PN] Composer of songs

Description: Composer of songs
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Roto/purotu Extremely wise (Fbg)
East Futuna Pulotu Maître de danse, de chant, (Mfr)
East Uvea Pulotu Celui qui dirige les chants et danses (Rch)
Niue Pulotu Wise, skilful; wisdom Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Rennellese Pugotu Song composer; to sing a bit, as to practice, or while working (Ebt)
Samoan Pulotu The native drum. Sounding boards (Macpherson). (Prt)
Sikaiana Pulotu Dance drum; beat dance drum (Dnr)
Takuu Purotu Hereditary performing arts specialist. A male expert in performing and teaching a clan’s entire song and dance repertoire, and also beating the slit drum on the ritual arena to accompany them. Hymn-leader (Hwd). (Mle)
Tikopia Purotu Expert, especially in song and dance, but also general (Fth)
Tokelau Pulotu Song composer (Sma)
Tongan Pulotu Composer of songs and dances (Cwd)

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