Protoform: FUHI.A [PN] Bunch or cluster; tie in a bunch

Description: Bunch or cluster; tie in a bunch
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> EC *fui.1 "ten, of coconuts", FU *fui.2 "pandanus fruit"
*4 POC *pui "bunch, cluster (as of fruit)" (ACD). [Based on PN + Lau]

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Fui Bunch, cluster, tie in bunch (Bgs)
East Futuna Fui Botte, paquet attaché avec une corde; grappe, testicules; attacher ensemble (Mfr)
East Uvea Fui Organe génitale de l'homme, pénis, verge (Rch)
Emae Fui Bunch (of coconuts, breadfruit) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hui Cluster or bunch, as of coconuts, bananas (Pki)
Luangiua Hui Bunch (Hbn)
Mangareva ʔUʔui Grappe; régime; fruits qu'on attache les uns aux autres pour les emporter (Jnu)
Niue Fuhi Bundle (n) (us. of sugarcane or taro) (Sph)
Nukumanu Hui Green coconut (Fbg)
Nukuoro Hui hala The fruit of the pandanus (Crl)
Rapa ʔAka/ʔui Sheaf of plants (MCl)
Rennellese Hui Cluster or bunch, as of baga [Barringtonia], baghu [Pandanus sp.], kala [Pandanus sp.]; string, as of fish; fruit, as of pandanus (Ebt)
Rennellese Hui/hui To hang, cling [ex. clothes on line] (Ebt)
Samoan Fui Cluster of nuts (Prt)
Sikaiana Hui A bunch of coconuts (Dnr)
Takuu Fui Bunch of coconuts; ten coconuts (Hwd)
Takuu Hui Bunch (of coconuts or pandanus fruit, while on the tree); cluster of stones on the seabed (Mle)
Tikopia Fui To tie, fasten, bind on (Fth)
Tikopia Fii Bundle, bunch, e.g. of coconuts (5 pairs, i.e. 10 coconuts) (Fth)
Tokelau Fui Bunch, cluster (of coconuts or pandanus); cluster (v), tie (to form a bunch) (Sma)
Tongan Fuhi Bunch, cluster (Cwd)
Tongan Te/fuhi Ten score, 200 -- of yams (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fui fala The whole pandanus fruit (as opposed to named sections) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hui Big bunch (Hvn)
West Uvea Fui/fui Rassemblés, agglomérés en grappes (Hmn)

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