Protoform: PULU.4 [PN] A wrap, to wrap something round someone

Description: A wrap, to wrap something round someone
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Pulu/i S'envelopper, couvrir, revĂȘtir un enfant (Gzl)
New Zealand Maori Puru-tapu A shroud for a corpse (Wms)
Niue Pulu/pulu Scarf. Shawl (McE). (McE)
Niue Taa/pulu Dress, garment (generally for females); to cover the body with a garment or blanket (Sph)
Pukapuka Pulu/i Lashing or string around a wire to stop the main fishing line from getting cut (Mta)
Pukapuka Pulu/inga The seizing of a lashing (Bge)
Rennellese Puugu/i Shield, protect, form a shield or barrier (Ebt)
Samoan Pulupulu Wrap something around someone (Prt)
Tikopia Purupuru Barkcloth rectangle slung over shoulders by man or woman, against cold, or as mourning sign at funeral (Fth)
Tokelau Pulupulu Loose shoulder covering, shawl; wear (Sma)
Tongan Pulupulu A wrap, shawl, cloak, mantle (Cwd)
Tongan Booloo-booloo To draw up the dress so as to cover the shoulders, to shelter (Mar)
Tuvalu Pulupulu Wrap person in cloth; shield from wind (Rby)

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