Protoform: TUPE.1 [PN] Disc used in game (quoits); other disc-shaped objects

Description: Disc used in game (quoits); other disc-shaped objects
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *lafo.2 "throwing game played with discs"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tupe Nom d'un jeu ou l'on jette...petit palets (Gzl)
East Uvea Tupe Palet du lafo (Btn)
Hawaiian (ʔOolepe) kupe A bivalve (Pki)
Mangareva Tupe/tai Patte-nageoire de la tortue Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tupe Roll up pandanus leaves (Bck)
Marquesas Bu túpe A large species of the porcelain shell Uncertain Semantic Connection (Crk)
Marquesas Pu/tupe Espèce de coquillages (casque, conque) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
Niue Tupe Money Borrowed (Sph)
Nuguria Tupe Seed of the tauraura tree, used to make spinning tops; spinning top (Dvl)
Penrhyn Tupe Coil, bundle of folded *rauhara* for thatching (Sta)
Pukapuka Tupe A shell disc; game of disc pitching; to pitch a disc (Bge)
Rarotongan Tupe Pitch discs; disc or quoit, esp. that used in the game of disc-pitching (Bse)
Rarotongan Tupe rauʔara A disc-shaped roll of dried pandanus leaves (Bse)
Rarotongan Tupe varaaoa Large round or square biscuit (Bse)
Rennellese Tupe Throw v (Ebt)
Samoan Tupe Disc used in lafoga game; money; knee-cap; operculum; a large bean, the fruit of a vine (Entada scandens); a climbing plant (Entada sp.) with large disc-shaped seeds (Mnr); seeds of Entada phaseoloides and probably Mucuna gigantea (Whr) (Prt)
Tahitian Tupe A species of cockle shell (Dvs)
Takuu Tupe Various hard seeds (from seed pods) that drift to Takuu (Children thread them into necklaces.); operculum or cat’s eye of a llia shell (Mle)
Tikopia Tupe Pitching game throwing beans (Fth)
Tongan Tupe Disc made of coconut shell used in the game of lafo (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tupe Throw (Rby)

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