Protoform: PUNA [MP] Bubble or well up (of water); a spring

Description: Bubble or well up (of water); a spring
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> PN *maa-puna, *wai-puna
*4 POC *buna(9) "spring of water" (LPO II:60).
*5 PMP *puna9 "source, origin" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Puna Spring of water (Yen)
East Futuna Puna Spring, spurt forth (of water) (Mfr)
East Uvea Puna vai Spring (Rch)
Easter Island Puna Basin, cistern, pond, natural well (Fts)
Hawaiian Puna Spring (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Buna Bubble, glass float, balloon (Lbr)
Luangiua Puŋa Water leaking through (Smd)
Luangiua Puŋa/avava Swamp (Smd)
Mangaia Puna Deep pools within the lagoon (Cek)
Mangareva Puna Spring; to boil. Source d'eau; bouillir (Rch). (Jnu)
Mangareva Puna/vai Source d'eau (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puna Biological family Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
Marquesas Puna Spring (i). Source, origine, principe (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Vai puna Source, spring (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Puna Spring, well up, flow (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Puna Spring (v). To fly (Gry). (Dye)
Niuafoʔou Puna Fly Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Puna Spring up, bubble up; boil; rise up over horizon (of land or sun) (Sph)
Nuguria Puna Bubble (v); spring (in the sea); places of fine white sand where upo worms live and sea grass grows (Dvl)
Nukuoro Bunaa Eddy, disturbance in water> (Crl)
Penrhyn Puna Small water pool on a rock (Sta)
Penrhyn Saa/puna Pool, spurt forth, well up (Sta)
Pukapuka Puna Water spring (Mta)
Rarotongan Puna Spring (Bse)
Rennellese Puna Break, as waves, leap or fly at (Ebt)
Samoan Puna Spring (Prt)
Sikaiana Puna Bubbles of air that come to the surface of the water, as when someone lets out air under water (Dnr)
Tahitian Pape hoo/puna Source, trou d'eau, mare, flaque (Lmt)
Tahitian Puna Prolific, as a female; some particular haunt of fish, where the fishermen go to look for them Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Takuu P/puna Squirt up, issue forth; (of a bubble) rise to the surface; leak (Mle)
Tikopia Puna Bubble, boil (Fth)
Tikopia Puna Ma/puna/ga. :Spring Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Puna Spring (Sma)
Tongan Puna To fly, leap, jump, spring, bounce; (of liquids) to squirt, to issue forth; to run (abusive for lele) (Cwd)
Tongan Boona To fly, to vault, to jump high in the air; to rebound as an elastic body (Mar)
Tuamotu Puna Spring, well up, flow (Stn)
Tuvalu Puna To bubble or boil (of water) (Rby)

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