Protoform: PUTU.1 [OC] Be close together, bunched up, assembled (of people)

Description: Be close together, bunched up, assembled (of people)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*4 PCEMP *butu "group, crowd, flock, school, bunch, cluster" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Putu/putu (of crops) Be planted close together (Fbg)
East Futuna Pu(tu)putu Serré, rapproché; tous près les uns des autres; proche à proche (Gzl)
East Uvea Putu/putu Gathered together (Rch)
Easter Island Putu Of plants, to grow thickly, very close together, with hardly any space in between (crecer las plantas muy juntas, con escaso intersticcio entre una y otra, estar tupidas) (Fts)
Easter Island Haʔa putu Collect, gather Borrowed (Wbr)
Hawaiian Puku(puku) Gathered together (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Haga/budu Collect things, gather (Lbr)
Luangiua Puku Cuddle up (Smd)
Mangareva Putu/putu Gather together, assemble. Etre serré, compact, épais; souvent, fréquemment (Jnu)
Mangareva Putu Banc voyageur de poissons (Rch)
Marquesas Ta/putu/putu S'agglomérer, s'assembler, se réunir (Lch)
Marquesas Haʔa/putu/putu (Ua Pou haka-) Rassembler; pick up, gather (Chf)
Marquesas Bútu To assemble; to clap the hands in concert (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Putu Heap, lie in a heap, be heaped up; swell, increase, multiply (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Putuputu (Close) together (Wms)
Niue Putuputu To gather together, to assemble (vi). Heap, collection (McE). (Sph)
Niue Putu/i To be close together, clustered (Sph)
Nuguria Haka/tipu Gather (Ray)
Nukuoro Budubudu Crowded together (Crl)
Penrhyn Putu Gather together, be gathered; mix, prepare (Sta)
Pukapuka Putu Crowded (Mta)
Rarotongan Putuputu Gathered together, to be (Bse)
Rennellese Putuputu To be in close proximity [ex. coconut trees] (Ebt)
Rennellese Haka/putu To gather together, assemble, collect (Ebt)
Samoan Putuputu (Close) together (Prt)
Sikaiana Puutu/na Part of teika lle ceremony... (Dnr)
Tahitian Pu(tu)putu Etre rassemblé (Lmt)
Tahitian Putuputu Gathered; close together, the opposite to varavara, or thinly scattered; to gather together, to assemble (Dvs)
Takuu Puutu/na Large group of people gathering for work or entertainment; An afternoon of storytelling, singing and dancing organised as an entertaining distraction for mourners (obs.) (Mle)
Tokelau Pu/putu, putu(putu) Be close together, serried, tightly crowded (of distance from one thing to another); be close, be tight (of weaving, plaiting etc.) (Sma)
Tongan Putu To be close together, more or less crowded together (Cwd)
Tuamotu Putu(putu) Assembled (Stn)
Tuvalu Putu Too close (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/putu/putu Assemble (of people) (Rby)
Tuvalu Faka/putu Gather up fruit, shellfish, etc.; put in bundles (Rby)
West Uvea Putu, tupu Tas, amas (Hmn)

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