Protoform: PUI.B [PN] Fence, curtain, screen; covering: *(pu(i))pui

Description: Fence, curtain, screen; covering: *(pu(i))pui
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pui/pui Wall, fence, windscreen (Fbg)
East Futuna Pui/pui Paravent, store en palmes de cocotier tressées (Mfr)
East Uvea Pui/pui Rideau, paravent, abat-jour (Rch)
Mangareva Pui Robe de femme, chemise; enveloppe, baluchon (Rch)
Mangareva Pui/pui Ecume de l'eau de mer Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Niue Pui/pui Wall panel, wall paper, wall lining (any material that covers walls). Wall posts in pre-European house; door; veil (McE). (Sph)
Nuguria P/pui Pen, fence (n) (for pigs or chickens) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Pui Removable bow and stern covers for canoe (Fbg)
Pukapuka Pui/pui A blind (Mta)
Samoan Pui/pui Door, partition (Prt)
Sikaiana Pui/pui A shirt without sleeves that is worn over the shoulders for dancing and other ceremonies (Dnr)
Tahitian Pui/pui/rima The scales of the maratea fish put on the arm of an archer, to prevent excoriation by the bow string (Dvs)
Tokelau Pui/pui Wall, fence (Sma)
Tongan Pui/pui Curtain, blind (Cwd)
Tongan Booi booi A curtain; a screen (Mar)
Tuamotu Puui Cloth (Stn)
Tuvalu Pui Wall (Rby)

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