Protoform: POU.1 [OC] Post n

Description: Post n
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *mpou "post" (Bgs. 1965).
*4 POC *bou "? main bearer supporting raised floor or roof structure, or centre post supporting ridgepole" (LPO I:56).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pou Post (Fbg)
East Futuna Pou Post n (Mfr)
East Uvea Pou Post (Rch)
Easter Island Pou Log, pole. Post, pole (Wbr). (Fts)
Fijian Bou Tall post in a house (Cpl)
Hawaiian Pou Post (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Pou Post (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Bou Mast (sail, ship); flag pole (Lbr)
Luangiua Pou Post (Smd)
Mangareva Pou Post, Poteau, colonne, pilier; au fig. expert; planter des plantes, des herbes (Rch)
Mangareva Pou/pou Mât de navire ou d'embarcation; poutre auquel sont attachés les rondins d'un radeau (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pou House post (Bck)
Marquesas Pou Pilier, colonne, grand poteau qui soutient le faîte d'une case. Soutien, support (Lch). (Dln)
Moriori Pou Post . Central post (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Pou Post n., a general term (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Pou/pou Carved planks supporting rafters at side walls of a house (Bgs)
Nggela Mbou Hard and seasoned (of timber) Problematic (Fox)
Niuafoʔou Pou Post (Dye)
Niue Pou Post, pillar, pole (Sph)
Nuguria Bou Middle roof joists (Ray)
Nuguria Pou Pole, stake, post (of a house) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Bou. Pou (Crn). Mast (Crl)
Penrhyn Pou Post (Sta)
Penrhyn Poo Dig holes for pillars, construct a building Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Pou Post (Mta)
Rapa Pou Post of house (Sks)
Rarotongan Pou Post (Bse)
Rennellese Pou Post (Ebt)
Rotuman Pou Mast; house-post supporting roof (Cwd)
Saʔa Pou Post (Ivs)
Samoan Pou Post n (Prt)
Samoan Pou o le isu Septum (McP)
Sikaiana Pou Post (Dnr)
Tahitian Pou Poteau (Lmt)
Takuu Pou Post of a house. (Formerly only the posts that reached the ridgepole, but today this term refers to any major house post). (Mle)
Tikopia Pou Post (Fth)
Tokelau Pou Post (Sma)
Tongan Pou Post (Cwd)
Tongan Bo A post; a pillar (Mar)
Tuamotu Pou Post (Stn)
Tuvalu Pou Post (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pou Post (Hvn)
West Futuna Pou Centre house-post (Dty)
West Futuna Pau Pillar, column (Cpl)
West Uvea Pou Poteau central de la case (Hmn)

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