Protoform: FUSU [EO] Box (v), fight with fists

Description: Box (v), fight with fists
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*2 PFJ *pucu (Bst. 1976b).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Bugotu Pusi Smite, beat, hit, slap Phonologically Irregular (Ivs)
East Futuna Vusu Box v Phonologically Irregular (Mfr)
East Uvea Fuhu Pugilat (Btn)
Fijian Vucu Hit with a missile (Cpl)
Luangiua Vuhu Fight (with fists) Phonologically Irregular (Hbn)
Mota Vus Strike, punch (Cdn)
Niue Futu Fight (with fists). (Said to be a modern word) (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Hai/susu, hai/huhu Fight with each other, kill each other Problematic (Dvl)
Nuguria Susu, huhu Fight (with a knife, stick, etc.) (Dvl)
Rennellese Husu Box v (Ebt)
Samoan Fusu Box, fight with fists (Prt)
Sikaiana V/vusu To punch with a closed fist Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Takuu Ppusu, vusu Box, fight with fists Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tokelau Fuhu Fight with fists; box (in a boxing match) (Sma)
Tongan Fuhu/i Box v (Cwd)
Tongan Foohoo Boxing (Mar)
Tuvalu Huhu Fight (Rby)
Tuvalu Fusu Punch (Rby)

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