Protoform: TAQUFUFU [AN] Ridge-pole: *taq(o,u)fufu

Description: Ridge-pole: *taq(o,u)fufu
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*0 >> EC *taafufu
*1 Cf. PN *taqo-patu "upper ridge pole"
*4 POC *pupu9-an "ridgepole (Bst. 1983-4) (LPO I:53).
*5 PMP *bubu9 "ridge of the roof; ridge of a mountain, peak; deck of a boat; cover the ridgepole with thatch" (ACD).
*6 PAN *bu(n)bu9 (Dhl. 1981).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taupupu Ridgepole (Yen)
Bugotu Tao Ridge, saddle of mountain (Ivs)
East Futuna Taʔufufu Final leaf covering on roof ridge (Bgs)
Hawaiian Kauhuhu House ridgepole (Pki)
Luangiua Kauhu Inner ridgepole of house (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tauhuhu Ridgepole (Bck)
Nggela Vuvunga Ridgepole of a house (Fox)
Niue Tuafufu. Tofufu (McE). Ridge of a house Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Tauhuhu Ridgepole (lower longitudinal beam at the apex of a roof) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Tauhuhu Rooftop (Trt)
Pukapuka Tauwuu Ridgepole (archaic, in chants only) (Bge)
Rennellese Taʔohuhu Ridge-pole (Ebt)
Rotuman Fau/a Ridge of roof, ridge-pole (Cwd)
Sikaiana Tauhhu Main ridgepole of house, central roof beam (Dnr)
Takuu Tauffuu Ridgepole (lower longitudinal beam at the apex of a roof) (Mle)
Tikopia Taofufu Ridgepole of house (Fth)
Tongan Toʔufufuu Inner ridge pole (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tohuhu, tofufu Ceiling, top part of house, ridge pole (Hvn)
West Futuna Taufufu Suture on top of skull. Poutre faitière (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Tofufu. Tafufu, ufufu (Cpl). Main or central beam of peaked roof; dirgepole of house; ceiling (Dty)

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