Protoform: TUTU.3 [AN] To beat out bark into felt; beat tapa

Description: To beat out bark into felt; beat tapa
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> PN *tutu-a "board on which bark-cloth is felted"
*1 Cf. PN *tuki "strike, pound, punch"
*4 POC *tutuk "pound, mash by pounding, hammer, crack by hammering" (LPO I:270).
*5 PWP *tu(g)tug (dbl. *TukTuk, *DugDug) "knock, pound, beat" (Bst. 1989.173).
*6 PAN *tuqtuq "hammer, pound, crush" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tutu To pound, as in preparing bark-cloth (Fbg)
Anuta Tutu/nga "Anvil" for pounding bark cloth or pandanus leaf (Fbg)
East Futuna Tutu Ecorce brute du murier à papier (Mfr)
East Uvea Tutu Broussonetia papyrifera (mûrier à papier) (Myr)
Easter Island Tuutuu To beat, strike, whip, lash Problematic (Fts)
Fijian Tutu The beat of a drum when a village was taken or people were killed (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kuku To beat, as tapa (Pki)
Mangareva Tutu Battre les fibres de l'écorce de Broussonetia papyrifera pour faire du tapa. To beat into bark-cloth; the instrument for beating (Tgr). (Rch)
Marquesas Tútu To beat (in making cloth) (Crk)
Marquesas Tutu Battre l'étoffe (Dln)
Niue Tutu To beat with a stick, to beat hiapo bark for cloth (Sph)
Rapa Tutu parira To beat tapa (Sks)
Rapa Ike tutu Tapa mallet for finishing (Sks)
Rarotongan Tutu Beating out of anga cloth (Sve)
Rennellese Tutu To tap, as when beating tapa (Ebt)
Samoan Tutu Beat bark for barkcloth (Prt)
Tahitian Tutu To beat the layers of bark with the cloth-mallet, as the women do in cloth-making; to strike or beat; to express the juice from the mati berries, in order to die a scarlet colour (Dvs)
Tikopia Tutu Beat out (bark-cloth) with wooden beater on a slab (Fth)
Tikopia Tu/nga Wooden slab on which bark cloth trad. beaten (Fth)
Tongan Tutu Inner bark of the paper mulberry after the outer layer has been removed; to beat this in making tapa cloth (Cwd)
Tongan Toótoo The bark of the Chinese paper mulberry tree (Mar)
Tuamotu Tutu Beat (as when making bark-cloth) (Stn)
Tupuaki Ie tutu Tapa mallet (Atn)
West Futuna Xtu/a To pound, beat with sticks (Cpl)

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