Protoform: UFU.2 [SO] Pull up, pull out, untie

Description: Pull up, pull out, untie
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *futi.1 'pluck, pull up'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ufu Boucle avec noeud coulant (Mfr)
Luangiua (ʔ)Uhu Pull out, uproot (Smd)
Luangiua ŋoa ʔuhu Slip knot (Smd)
Mangareva ʔUʔu Défaire un noeud coulant Problematic (Rch)
Nuguria Uhu (pl. uhu/uhu) Take off, undress; gather, pluck (nuts, breadfruit); hunt (young birds, taking out of nests) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Uhu (pass. uhu ria) Take out, pull out (Trt)
Sikaiana Uhu Pull out, separate out; depart, leave (Dnr)
Takuu Uhu Untie (a knot), undo, unfasten; remove something that has been thrust into something else; make a slip-knot (Mle)
Tikopia Ufu/ki, ufu/si Untie a knot (Fth)
Tokelau Ufu (of a spinner, lure etc.) Agitate by giving the fishing line small jerks while trolling (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Uhu/aina Take off, pull up (clothes) (Hnh)

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