Protoform: SULU.1A [MP] Insert (as in weaving, thatching), pierce

Description: Insert (as in weaving, thatching), pierce
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> CE *koo-suru "spear, kill"
*5 PMP *su(r,R)up "enter, penetrate"; *culcul "insert" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Turu/turu Sprigs of attractive or aromatic leaves stuck in back of one's waistcloth to adorn oneself at dance or ceremony (Fbg)
Anuta Uru To roof (replace rotted leaves on roof of house) (Fbg)
Bugotu Chuchuru Prick, stick into (Ivs)
Fijian Suru/ya Repair a mat (Cpl)
Luangiua Su/sulu Dig pupu'u (taro sp.) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Uru To repair a mat by weaving or patching pieces in (Tgr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Huru Additional separate leaflets added to plaiting (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Huru-a Gird on (as a belt) (Wms)
Niue Hu/hulu Thrust, push (Sph)
Niue Hulu/hulu Mend (as a mat) (McE)
Niue Hulu Put something in or on something [ex. flowers in vase] (Sph)
Penrhyn Suru To insert ; to decorate; add-on decoration; long iron needle used for mending or adding decorational material to a basket, mat or hat (Rmn)
Pukapuka Yulu Finishing off plaiting-edge by use of a "needle"; to place in, fasten in ; insert (Sby)
Rennellese Sugu Insert, as a flower in hair, a stick in thatch (Ebt)
Samoan Sulu Insert, tuck in, sheathe thrust into (Prt)
Sikaiana Sulu Set, of the sun Problematic (Dnr)
Tikopia Suru Stow away, sheath; a sheath (Fth)
Tikopia Suru/suru Personal decoration of spray of leaves worn in girdle at back, esp. in dancing, and by males (Fth)
Tokelau Hu/hulu Insert, put in (Sma)
Tongan Hulu To repair a mat, by tucking in loose ends; fix loin-cloth by tucking end in at waist; (Cwd)
Tuvalu Hulu To pierce (Rby)
Tuvalu Hu/hulu/ To weave mats (Rby)
Waya Curu Be bagged, put into a bag or basket with the top fastened (Ply)
West Uvea He/hulu S'enfoncer dans (Hmn)
West Uvea Hulu Passer par l'ouverture pratiqué pour le passage, donc le plus souvent: entrer (hulu giloto), mais parfois sortir (hulu gifafo); (animés) se noyer, (astres) se coucher (Hmn)

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