Protoform: FUNE.2 [NP] The itch, scabies; be itchy

Description: The itch, scabies; be itchy
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *puni 'ringworm, Tinea imbricata' (ACD, LPO V:347).
*5 PMP *buqeni 'ringworm' (ACD).
*6 PAN *buqeni 'ringworm (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Huŋe Chickenpox, smallpox (Smd)
Luangiua Hai/huŋe Spotted skin (Smd)
Luangiua Makaa/huŋe Pimple (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hune Ringworm (Bck)
Niue Fune Dried salt on skin after sea-bathing. Dry, not well looked after (of skin); bad (Sph). (McE)
Niue Mata/fune Cutaneous disease (Sph)
Nuguria Hune Sore, sores (abscess), wound Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Penrhyn Puu/hune Scar, sore, being porous, having many tiny holes; marine worm sp. parasitic to peral oysters (Sta)
Rarotongan ʔUne Sore, scab (Bse)
Rarotongan ʔUneʔune Itchy, scabby, scurfy or having scurf (Bse)
Sikaiana Hune/a Scabies (Dnr)
Tahitian Hune/hune The itch, or a cutaneous disorder resembling the itch (Dvs)
Takuu Fune A skin disease, Tinea (Hwd)
Tikopia Fune Skin disease; apparently scabies (Fth)
Tuamotu Hunehune Prickly-heat, the itch (Stn)
Tuvalu Foge Itchy Problematic (Rby)
West Futuna Funefune Itch, to itch (Dty)

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