Protoform: URU.2 [MP] Arrange hot stones on bed of earth-oven

Description: Arrange hot stones on bed of earth-oven
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *uru(9) "take food and/or hot stones out of oven or fire; collect, gather" (LPO I:150).
*5 PMP *uru9 "collect, gather" (Blust 1972b).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ulu Disposer les pierres du four; étaler les pierres du four une fois chauffées. (Mfr)
East Uvea Ulu te ʔumu Préparer le *'umu*, disposer les pierres brulantes d'un four pour y mettre les vivres. (Rch)
Easter Island Uru Take out the stones which have heated in an oven; stick used for same (Fts)
Emae Uru/a Arrange stones in an oven (Cpl)
Hawaiian Ulu Stick used in spreading hot oven stones; to spread the stones (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Ulu Level out the heated stone of a ground oven (Lbr)
Luangiua Uru [arrange oven stones] (Fbg)
Mangareva Ta/uuru Niveler et rendre égale la partie supérieure d'une muraille (Rch)
Mangareva Uru Réparer les pierres chaudes d'un *umu*; réparer une natte (Rch)
Mangareva Uru/umu Pincette, échalas pour remuer les cailloux d'un four à terre (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Uru Arrange the hot stones in an earth-oven (Wms)
Niue Ulu To level stones Problematic (McE)
Niue Ulu/umu A pole or stick used to spread the hot stones in the earth oven Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Uru Take out still burning firewood from the earth oven (Dvl)
Nukuoro Ulu Level an area (Crl)
Rennellese Ugu Spread or rake, as oven stones (Ebt)
Samoan Ulu/ulu Clear the stones from the hearth before lighting up an oven (Prt)
Tahitian Uru To level the stones in a native oven (Dvs)
Tongan Uu Spread out hot stones in native oven before putting food on them (Cwd)
West Futuna Uru/akea a fatu To lift off stones (esp. as on earth oven) (Dty)

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