Protoform: TAA-PUI [CP] To reserve, to prohibit access to (Rby)

Description: To reserve, to prohibit access to (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*1 Cf. PN *pui-pui "shut off, shut up".
*8 Note. There may be some blending here of *taa-pui and *tapu-qi.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tapui Interdire, defendre (Gzl)
East Uvea Tapuʔi Interdire, defendre Problematic (Rch)
Emae Tapuia Place tapu on (Cpl)
Emae Taa/puipui Shelter (n) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cpl)
Fijian Vei/tabui/ Those sharing avoidance relationships Problematic (Cpl)
Mangareva Tapui To smear, anoint, dirty by wiping hands on Uncertain Semantic Connection (Tgr)
Mangareva Tapuui Cérémonie au cours de l (Rch)
Mangareva Tapuui Cérémonie au cours de l'ordination des pretres du culte polynésien; mettre de la poussière sur quelqu'un ou le salir en s'essuyant les mains sur lui; enduire, barbouiller Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Taapui Set aside, bespeak, reserve (Wms)
Nukuoro Daabui Enclose (Crl)
Penrhyn Taapuu To stop (Sta)
Rarotongan Taapuui/a Restrained, held back (Sve)
Rennellese Taapui To make taboo (Ebt)
Rotuman Fapui Mark as reserved by tying coconut frond round (Cwd)
Samoan Tapui Be under an interdict or taboo (Prt)
Tokelau Tapui (of land, fruit, etc.) Be placed under a taboo or a prohibition... (Sma)
Tongan Tapui Forbid, prohibit, declare unlawful (Cwd)
Tuvalu Taapui Tie frond round coconut palm to reserve nuts (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tapui/a Mark, choose, reserve (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tapui Puzzle nut tree Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)

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