Protoform: KUPU.1 [PN] Word, that which is spoken

Description: Word, that which is spoken
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kupu Word, anything spoken (Mfr)
East Uvea Kupu Word; a short saying (Rch)
Easter Island Kupu Words of song; letra de una cancion (Cnt)
Hawaiian ʔUpu Recurring thought (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Gubu Verse (e.g. of Bible) (Lbr)
Mangareva Kupu Imprécation; prononcer des termes de haine (demander à quelqu'un ses entrailles, son foie, par haine) (Rch)
Marquesas Kupu To insult. Insulter, injurier (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Kúbu To curse or blaspheme (Crk)
Moriori Kupu Saying, words . Bewitch (Shd)
Moriori Kupu/kupu To curse (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kupu Word, anything spoken (Wms)
Niue Kupu Word, expression (a single unit of spoken or written language); verse (of Bible) (Sph)
Nukuoro Gubu/ daahili Verse of song (Crl)
Pukapuka Kupu A section of a chant. Love chant (Sby). (Bge)
Rarotongan Kupu Word, anything spoken (Bse)
Rennellese Kupu Word, verse, utterance (Ebt)
Samoan ʔUpu Word, anything spoken (Prt)
Sikaiana Kupu A prayer form that was sung (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔUpu Prière, invocation (Aca)
Tahitian Upu A prayer; a set of prayers addressed to the gods by the priest and others; also a prayer addressed by the sorcerers to their tiis or demons, for some evil purpose (Dvs)
Tikopia Kupu Word, stanza of a song (Fth)
Tokelau Kupu Word; statement, remark (Sma)
Tuamotu Kupu Word, anything spoken (Stn)
Tuvalu Kupu Word (Rby)

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