Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
TUGI.* To ignite, light: *tugi(a)
TUGOU To nod, bow: *tu(u)gou
TUGU.1 Cough
TUGU.2 Hollow where water collects: *tu(g,m)u
TUI Thread pierced objects on a string; sew
TUI-TUI.1 Hawk sp
TUI-TUI.2 Candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana)
TUKA Dull, not sharp (of blade)
TUKE-MATA Eyebrow
TUKE-QI-LIMA Elbow
TUKE.1 Truncated part, stump; crustacean minus legs (Clk)
TUKE.2 Angle; joint, such as elbow, knuckle
TUKI-POO
TUKI.A Pound, beat
TUKI.B Knock, collide, strike (accidentally), stumble
TUKI.C Pounder, pestle; thing for pounding or striking
TUKU-TUKU A spider
TUKU.A Put down, leave, release, let go
TUKU.B Give up, cease; allow, permit
TUKUFALA Tree sp.: Barringtonia edulis
TUKUKU Small reef fish spp
TUKUMITI Sea urchin sp.
TULA Bald, bare (Rby)
TULAKI Push over, knock over
TULE-KI Push over, push down, push aside *tule-(k,q)i
TULE.1 Inactive, listless, drowsy
TULE.2 Erect (of penis)
TULI-KI Corner
CC TULI-TULI (Exclamation indicating) excessive noisiness
TULI.1 Deaf
TULI.2 A wader, probably the Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica fulva)
TULI.3 Pursue, chase away
TULU-KI A support
TO TULU-TAA Drip; drop
TULU-TULU.1 House post, wall post: *tu(lu)tulu
TULU-TULU.2 Eaves of a house
TULU.1 Drip; apply medicine by drops; leak (of a house or roof)
TULU.2 Post, staff, prop, support
TULUMA Small container, box
TUMA.1 Louse
TUMA.2 Frown, look angry
TUMAQA An additive numeral ligative: *tu(u)maqa
TUME Be slow: *tum(e,a)
TUMU-LAGI Horizon
TUMU-QAKI Top of head, summit, highest point
TUMU-TUMU Top, tip, summit
TUMU.1 Origin, base n; trunk (of tree)
TUNA Eel (freshwater spp.)
TUNU Cook on open fire; roast, grill
TUPA Landcrab

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