Protoform: PUU.2 [PN] Hole; perforated, punctured, holed

Description: Hole; perforated, punctured, holed
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*5 PMP *buk'u[r] "leck im schiff" (Dpf. 1938). *busus "punctured, perforated" (Bst.1970).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Puu Be punctured, holed (Bgs)
East Uvea Puu Hole, vagina (Rch)
Easter Island Puu Aperture, opening, gap, hole (Fts)
Easter Island Puu ihu Nostril (Wbr)
Easter Island Haka puu Bore (v) (Wbr)
Ifira-Mele Puu Burst, of a pimple, boil (Clk)
Luangiua Ha/puu To squeeze Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Marquesas Pu/ava Creux, fissure, trou du rocher en bordure de mer (Lch)
Moriori Pu hhiamama Hollow (of tree) (Shd)
Niue Puu Hole (small holes, and concepts such as 'vacant, empty' associated with it); to have a hole, be perforated, punctured (Sph)
Niue Puu ihu Nostril (Sph)
Niue Kau/puu Bottom, backside (Sph)
Pukapuka Puu Hole, entrance, gate (Bge)
Rennellese Puu Pierced, punctured (Ebt)
Samoan Pu A hole. Vagina (colloquial) (McP). (Prt)
Samoan Puu Holed, perforated (Prt)
Samoan Puu isu Nostril (McP)
Takuu P/puu (of a boil or sore) Drain (Mle)
Tikopia Puu Orifice (Fth)
Tokelau Puu Hole, cavity, pit (Sma)
Tuvalu Puu Hole; cracked (as a vessel) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Phuu Burst out (Hvn)
West Futuna Pu (pl. h/pu) To burst, explode. Se casser (oeuf) (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Pu/kake Jaillir (eau), sortir (Rve)
West Uvea Puu Trou naturel; percer (Hmn)

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