Protoform: SULU.1A [MP] Insert (as in weaving, thatching), pierce

Description: Insert (as in weaving, thatching), pierce
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> CE *koo-suru "spear, kill"
*5 PMP *su(r,R)up "enter, penetrate"; *culcul "insert" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Bugotu Chuchuru Prick, stick into (Ivs)
Fijian Suru/ya Repair a mat (Cpl)
Luangiua Su/sulu Dig pupu'u (taro sp.) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Mangareva Uru To repair a mat by weaving or patching pieces in (Tgr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Huru Additional separate leaflets added to plaiting (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Huru-a Gird on (as a belt) (Wms)
Niue Hu/hulu Thrust, push (Sph)
Niue Hulu/hulu Mend (as a mat) (McE)
Niue Hulu Put something in or on something [ex. flowers in vase] (Sph)
Penrhyn Suru To insert ; to decorate; add-on decoration; long iron needle used for mending or adding decorational material to a basket, mat or hat (Rmn)
Pukapuka Yulu Finishing off plaiting-edge by use of a "needle"; to place in, fasten in ; insert (Sby)
Rennellese Sugu Insert, as a flower in hair, a stick in thatch (Ebt)
Samoan Sulu Insert, tuck in, sheathe thrust into (Prt)
Sikaiana Sulu Set, of the sun Problematic (Dnr)
Tikopia Suru Stow away, sheath; a sheath (Fth)
Tokelau Hu/hulu Insert, put in (Sma)
Tongan Hulu To repair a mat, by tucking in loose ends; fix loin-cloth by tucking end in at waist; (Cwd)
Tuvalu Hulu To pierce (Rby)
Tuvalu Hu/hulu/ To weave mats (Rby)
Waya Curu Be bagged, put into a bag or basket with the top fastened (Ply)
West Uvea He/hulu S'enfoncer dans (Hmn)
West Uvea Hulu Passer par l'ouverture pratiqué pour le passage, donc le plus souvent: entrer (hulu giloto), mais parfois sortir (hulu gifafo); (animés) se noyer, (astres) se coucher (Hmn)

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