Protoform: TULUMA [??] Small container, box

Description: Small container, box
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to ??: Unknown cognate distribution

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niue Tulula Boat (said to be a Samoan word). [?Samoan] A big, noisy, rusty vehicle; an old monstrosity of a vehicle ) (Sph). Borrowed (McE)
Pukapuka Tuluma Container for small valuables (Bge)
Samoan Tulula A basket to keep oil-bottles in; a foreign boat Phonologically Irregular (Prt)
Sikaiana Tuluma A hand carved wooden cyclinder used for storing special items, especially the bonito hooks {paa} (Dnr)
Takuu Turuna, turuma Tubular wooden container for turmeric, sealed at one end and covered with fine plaiting (Mle)
Tokelau Tuluma Box carved from single piece of wood, with waterproof lid (Sma)

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