Protoform: TUQU-GA.2 [PN] Group; heap

Description: Group; heap
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. NP *tugaga 'rubbish heap'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tuʔuga Groupe; tas (Mfr)
East Uvea Tuʔuga Tas, amoncellement (Rch)
Niue Tuga/tuga, tuga/veve Rubbish heap (Sph)
Niue Tuga laakau A place where sticks and branches are placed when clearing land (Sph)
Samoan Tuuga A portion beyond the appointed share of food or property; a privilege which some are allowed to ask for; the acquisition of all the great titles. Uncertain Semantic Connection (Prt)
Tahitian Tiʔaʔa Foule, troupeau Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tahitian Tiaa A company of people; a flock or herd of sheep, goats, &c. Phonologically Irregular (Dvs)
Tongan Tuʔunga Group or number (three or more) of (persons); heap (Cwd)
Tongan Toonga A pile, or heap; a row of plantain or banana trees; a sign of the plural number of animated beings (Mar)
Tongan Tuʔuna To be piled up; to be plentiful or numerous, or too plentiful, etc. Problematic (Cwd)

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