Pollex Reconstructed Protoforms

Level Reconstruction Description
TUUMATATEGA Mourning; feel sad, grieve
TUUPAAPAKU Corpse, cadaver
TUUPUNA Plural of tupuna, grandparent
TUUTUU Large crab with big red spots (Carpilius sp.)
TUUTUU-AKAU.* Crab sp: *tuutuua(k)au
UA-LOTO Centre, middle
UA.1 Vein, artery, tendon, sinew: *ua(ua)
UA.2 Push or lever along horizontally
UA.3 Yes: *ua(a)
UAKI Type of spear
UALOLO Crowded
UE.A Shake something backwards and forward; jiggle; agitate
UE.B Stir up the mind, arouse attention or interest
UFI Ashamed
UFU.1 Masturbate
UFU.2 Pull up, pull out, untie
UGA Send, order
UHI Tattooing instrument
UI Call out to
UKA-MEA Iron
UKA.A Cord, bowstring, fishing line
UKA.B Vein, sinew, muscle
UKA.C Stringy, tough, glutinous: *Uka(uka)
UKAU Pus
UKI Generation, age, epoch
UKU To cleanse by wiping, rubbing, scouring
ULA.1A Flame; to burn
ULA.1B Glow, red
ULA.2 To blow
ULE Penis
ULU-GI To steer
ULUGA Pair, couple
UMA.A Chest, upper body
UMA.B Shoulder
UMA.C Hand-wrestling
UMELE Kind of song or chant
UMI Suck
UMU Fish sp.: Triggerfish
UNU.1 Take out, pull out
FU UNU.2 Line of people
UNU.3 Drink
CK UNUA Double canoe
UNUOI Tree sp. (Eugenia reinwardtiana): *(u)n(ii,u)oi
UOA A mullet-like fish: *uo(u)a
UPAUPA A dance
NO UPU.* Container for liquids, cup
UQA.1A Neck, nape of neck
UQA.1B Crave food, not care about food: *uqa (*pilo,*maloo, *kai)
UQU Bite; pinch, hold fast (between two things) (Ebt)
URU-PAA. Fenced grove

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