Protoform: PUU-EFU [NP] Dust; crumble, break in pieces

Description: Dust; crumble, break in pieces
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *efu
*0 >> CC *puga-ehu

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Puehu Crumbling (Pki)
Mangareva Pueʔu Se casser, se briser, se déchirer; se dissiper (projet, foule); ne pas réssir, échouer (Rch)
Mangareva Pueʔu/eʔu Dévier, s'écarter, se tromper Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Puehu Dust (Krk)
Marquesas Puehu Scatter, easily breakable (of stone) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Puuehu Dust (Wms)
Niue Puefu Dust, crumbled (i) Problematic (???)
Penrhyn Puuehu Dust; broken in pieces (Sta)
Rarotongan Pueʔu Dust, scattered (Bse)
Tahitian Puehu Etre dispersé, être éparpillé, tomber en morceaux . En poudre (Aca)
Tikopia Puefu Powder (Fth)
Tokelau Pefu Dust (Sma)
Tuamotu Puuehu Dust, scattered (Stn)
Tuvalu Pa/efu/ Dust Borrowed (Rby)

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