Protoform: TUFA.1 [EO] Divide, share out

Description: Divide, share out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*0 >> EC *tofa "distribute"
*1 Cf. PN *tofu.1 "equally shared by all"
*3 PEO *tu(m)pa "share out".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tupa To divide, distribute (commonly used to denote the division of fish or vegetable food into separate parcels for each of the household units) (Fbg)
Anuta Tupa/ki To preach (Fbg)
East Futuna Tufa Distribuer; part (Mfr)
East Futuna Tufa/ki Distribuer, répartir totalement; partage (Mfr)
East Uvea Tufa Distribute (Rch)
Easter Island Tuha Distribute, share (Chl)
Easter Island Tuha/ʔa Distribute Phonologically Irregular (Wbr)
Fijian Tuva Set in order, arrange Problematic (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Tufa/kina Give out, distribute (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Duwwo/ngo A share, portion; hand (of cards) Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Duwwe Divide; contribute; deal (cards) Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Mangaia Tuʔa Share, divide (Sta)
Mangareva Tuuʔa Share equally. Faire une distribution (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tuha Distribute (Bck)
Marquesas Tufa (MQS), tuha (MQN) Divide, distribute. Partager, distribuer, diviser. Part, portion [Northwest Marquesan Dialect] (Atl). (Lch)
Marquesas Túhwa To begin, applied to a feast (Crk)
Marquesas Tuhwáu/eya It is begun (Crk)
Moriori Tchuwa/nga Portions (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Tuwha, tuha Distribute [exx. food, fish] (Wms)
Nggela Tuva Divide, give a portion (Fox)
Niuatoputapu Tufa/tufa Distribution of fish to people outside the fishing party (Dye)
Niue Tufa To share out, distribute (Sph)
Nukumanu Tuha/na Reward (Trt)
Nukuoro Duha Divide among, division (in arithmetic) (Crl)
Penrhyn Tuha Share, divide, distribute (Sta)
Pukapuka Tua Share, divide (Mta)
Rarotongan Tuʔa Distribute, share out, allocate, divide up; give someone a share (Sve)
Rennellese Tuha Divide, deal out, distribute (Ebt)
Rotuman Fupa/ga Share, allotted portion (Cwd)
Samoan Tufa Share out, portion out (Prt)
Sikaiana Tuha (rare) To divide food unevenly (Dnr)
Tahitian Tufa To share, or divide portions (Dvs)
Tahitian Tuha Diviser, répartir (Lmt)
Tikopia Tufa Distribute food etc. (Fth)
Tikopia Tufa/ki Instruct; command; arrange; (mod.) preach (Fth)
Tokelau Tufa Share out, distribute (Sma)
Tongan Tufa Share out, divide (Cwd)
Tongan Toofa To assort, to deal out (Mar)
Tuamotu Tuha To apportion, distribute, divide into two or more shares (Stn)
Tuvalu Tufa Share, distribute (of goods) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuf/ia Distribute (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuha/-a Share (n); to share, distribute (Hvn)
West Futuna Tufa To give, present to; gift, present; to distribute food (Dty)
West Futuna Tuf/ia To divide, share (esp. food) (Dty)
West Uvea Tufa-a, tifa-a Partager (Hmn)

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