Protoform: QULI.1 [MP] To steer a vessel: *(q)uli

Description: To steer a vessel: *(q)uli
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> EC *ulu-gi
*4 POC *quli9 "to steer, rudder" (LPO I:197).
*5 PMP *quli(n,9) "rudder; steer (a boat)" (ACD).
*8 Conflation of *quli with *fuli "turn" in some languages

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Uli To steer (Bgs)
East Uvea Uli Gouverner, conduire (Rch)
Fijian Uli Steer v (Cpl)
Hawaiian Uli Steer v (Pki)
Mangareva ʔUri To steer. Gouverner une embarcations; gouvernail (Rch)
Marquesas Uʔi (MQN), uki (MQS) Rudder. Gouvernail d'une embarcation; aviron de queue; diriger, conduire, gouverner. Aller au grand large; to sail with wind and tide (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Hóuge To steer, a steersman (Crk)
Marquesas Houge vakka A rudder (Crk)
Niue Uli To steer (i) Problematic (???)
Pukapuka Wuli To steer Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Rotuman Uli To steer (Cwd)
Samoan Uli Steer v (Prt)
Tokelau Uli(uli) Steer (a canoe or boat) (Sma)
Tongan ʔUli Steer v (Cwd)
Tongan Oolli To steer (Mar)
Tuamotu Uri Haul on steering sweep (Stn)
Tuvalu Uli Steer (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Uli/a To steer (Ray)
West Futuna Uri To steer (Dty)

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