Protoform: REFU.1 [MP] Ashes

Description: Ashes
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. NP *gaa-lafu "charcoal"
*4 POC *rapu(R) "hearth, fireplace; ashes" (LPO I:59,147, II:73).
*5 PMP *dabuk "asche, staub, grausein" (Dpf. 1938). PMP *dapuR "Herd [hearth, fireplace]" (Dpf. 1938).
*5 PMP *dapuR "hearth" (ACD).
*7 PBN *ravu "ashes" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Repu Ashes (Yen)
East Uvea Lefu/lefu Cendre (Rch)
Emae Refu Ashes, dust (Cpl)
Fijian Dravu Ashes; slacked lime (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lehu Ashes (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Refu Ashes (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Lehu Ashes (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Rehu Coral lime (Ebt)
Luangiua Lehu Ashes; dust, spray (Smd)
Mangaia Reu Ashes (Chn)
Mangareva Reʔu (aʔi) Cendre (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rehu Ashes (Krk)
Marquesas ʔEhu ahi, kehu ahi Cendre(s) Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Ke/ʔehu/ Ashes (I) (???)
Marquesas ʔEhu Résidu (Dln)
Marquesas áihhu Wood-ashes (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Punga/rehu/ Ashes (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Poko/rehu/ Ashes (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Punga/rehu/ Ashes Borrowed (Wms)
Nggela Ravu Ashes (Fox)
Niuafoʔou ʔEfu/ʔefu Ashes Borrowed (Dye)
Niue Efu Dust, ash (Sph)
Niue Efu/efu Ashes (Sph)
Nuguria Lehu/lehu Ashes (Ray)
Nuguria Rehu Ashes; dust, powder (Dvl)
Nukumanu Rehu Ashes (Trt)
Nukuoro Lehu Ashes (Crl)
Nukuoro Rehu Dust (Crn)
Penrhyn Rehu Ash (Sta)
Pukapuka Lewu Dust, ashes (Bge)
Pukapuka Lewu/ awi Ashes (Bge)
Rapa Reu Ashes (Grn)
Rarotongan Reʔu Ashes (Bse)
Rennellese Gehu Ashes (Ebt)
Rotuman Rahu Ashes (Cwd)
Sikaiana Lehu Ashes (Dnr)
Tahitian Rehu Cendre (Lmt)
Takuu Rehu Toxic, indigestible, spoiled Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Takuu Rehu/rehu A light covering of ashes, as when blown onto one's body; turmeric, when applied to the body in a light covering (Mle)
Tikopia Refu Dust, ash, soot for tattooing (Fth)
Tokelau Lefu/lefu Ash (Sma)
Tongan Efu/efu Ashes, powder (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rehu Ashes (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lefu Ashes (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lehu Ashes (Hvn)
Waya Ravu Ashes (Ply)
West Uvea Lefu-a Cendres; chaux, chauler; blanchir, se teindre (les cheveux) à la chaux (Hmn)

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