Protoform: POHUTU.1 [CE] Spherical, round: *po(f,s)utu

Description: Spherical, round: *po(f,s)utu
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Poohuku Swollen; protruding, especially of a round object; piled up, as a coil of hair on the head (Pki)
Marquesas Pohutu Peloton, pelote, balle. Petit paquet (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Haka/pohutu/ i te ʔiʔima Close the fist (Dln)
Marquesas Moe pohutu Se recroqueviller, huddle up; dormir en boule (Chf)
Tahitian Pohutu To be fed to satiety; to be worked to weariness Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tuamotu Poohutu/hutu White, round organ resembling a stomach sac in some fish (Stn)

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