Protoform: USU.2 [NP] An institutionalised performance, ceremony (Ebt)

Description: An institutionalised performance, ceremony (Ebt)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Usu kava Faire une partie de kava (Gzl)
New Zealand Maori Uhu, uhuuhu Perform certain ceremonies over the bones of the dead to remove tapu (Wms)
Niue Uhu To sing, intone Problematic (Sph)
Pukapuka Uyu To intone a chant (Sby)
Rennellese Usu Come or go as guest, or as raiders (Ebt)
Samoan Usu Make formal call, meet (of council); sing a song (Prt)
Tokelau Uhu Pay court, woo; be in session (of a meeting) (Sma)

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