Protoform: TUGU.2 [FJ] Hollow where water collects: *tu(g,m)u

Description: Hollow where water collects: *tu(g,m)u
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*4 Cf. PNCV *tugu 'pool'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tumu Eau stagnante (dans le creux des arbres) (Mfr)
Niue Tumu Cavity in rocks, trees etc. where water collects (Sph)
Rennellese Tungu Cleft in a rock or tree where rain water collects (Ebt)
Samoan Tumu A hollow place in a tree where water lodges (Prt)
Tokelau Tugu A hollow dug out of the trunk of a coconut palm as a water receptacle (Sma)
Waya Tugu Residual pools of water in a dry creek or on a reef flat at low tide; hole cut in a tree to catch water for drinking (Ply)
West Uvea Tungu Trou d'eau naturel, dans une roche (Hmn)

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