Protoform: GULU [MP] Grunt, rumble

Description: Grunt, rumble
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *sa-gulu "grumble, rumble"
*45 PEMP *9u(dR)um "grunt, growl" (Bst.1978).
*5 PMP *guruh "drohnen" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *9urut "growl, whine" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Gulu/gulu Grunt, rumble, groan, boom, roar (Bgs)
East Futuna Gu/gulu Faire la deuxième voix (voix basse) dans un chant; faire un bruit sourd. (Mfr)
East Futuna So/gulu Ronfler, ronflement (Sigave) (Mfr)
Easter Island ʔU-ʔuru Groan, grunt (from pain), sound of running motor, etc. (Wbr)
Marquesas Nunuʔu Confused noise, noise of crowd (Dln)
Moriori Nguru Hum, buzz (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Nguru(nguru) Grunt, rumble, murmur (Wms)
Niue Gulu To growl (Sph)
Penrhyn Ngu/nguru Grunt (of pigs), grown (of dogs) (Sta)
Pukapuka Ngu/ngulu Grunt, rumble (Sby)
Raʔivavae ʔUgu To grunt Problematic (Zpn)
Raʔivavae ŋuru To groan, sigh; rumble; murmur, mutter, growl (Stn)
Rarotongan Nguru(nguru) Grunt, rumble, murmur (Bse)
Saʔa Nguru Growl, roar, groan (Ivs)
Samoan Gulu Make hollow sound (Prt)
Tahitian ʔU/ʔuru, ʔuru/ʔuru Gémissement, gémir; grondement, grogner, gronder (chien, cochon) (Lmt)
Tikopia Taa/nguru Murmur, rumble, as of distant voices or of thunder (Fth)
Tokelau Gu/gulu Rumble, go or move with a rumble (Sma)
Tongan Ngulu(ngulu) Grunt, grumble, growl (Cwd)
Tuamotu ŋuru Grunt, snarl (Stn)
Tuamotu ŋuru/ŋuru Grunt, make booming sound in nasal cavity (Stn)
Waya Gudru Make a low, resonant sound (Ply)
West Futuna Guru A deep sound (Dty)
West Futuna Guru/guru Thunder; to rumble, to thunder (Dty)

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