Protoform: TULU.2 [MP] Post, staff, prop, support

Description: Post, staff, prop, support
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> NP *tulu-tulu "house post, wall post", *tulu-ki "support (n)", TA *tau-turu "support, help"
*4 POC *turu(s) "post" (LPO I:55).
*5 PMP *turus "house post" (Grn & Ply).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Turu To stay, to prop (Chl)
Easter Island Turu/a Headrest (e.g. rock, roll of cloth, etc., but not a bedpillow) (Wbr)
Fijian Dulu Prop; kind of canoe mast (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kulu Timber used in a house, as sticks, posts (Pki)
Luangiua Ku/kulu ama Cross beams on outrigger (Smd)
Luangiua Ku/kulu hale Supporting beams under house (Smd)
Mangareva Turu Rod, staff, support; to support, prop up. Baguette, canne, pied d'un meuble; soutenir quelqu'un de ses conseils; soutenir quelqu'un en maladie; protéger, aider, appuyer; second en rang, aide. S'adosser; lean against (Atl). (Rch)
Mangareva Turu/a Oreiller (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Turu Post, pole, upright (Wms)
Penrhyn Turu/turu Short post or peg connecting the outrigger float to the outrigger boom of canoe (Sta)
Rapa A/turu Studs for side-wall of house (Sks)
Rarotongan Turu Prop, strut, brace (Bse)
Tahitian Turu Soutien, appui; soutenir quelque chose, supporter; soutenir quelqu'un, prendre le parti de...; un partisan, un supporter d'une équipe. A prop, side post of a house;any support or help, assistance; to prop, or render support in any way (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tuamotu Turu To hold, prop up; a stay (Stn)
West Futuna Turi (fare) A corner (of house) (Cpl)

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