Protoform: TUFUGA [PN] Expert, priest

Description: Expert, priest
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> TA *tafuga

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tipunga Carpenter (Fbg)
East Futuna Tufuga Carpenter (Bgs)
East Uvea Tufuga Ouvrier, maOtre (Rch)
Mangareva Tuʔuga Etre habile, adroit à parler (Rch)
Marquesas Tuhuka (MQN), tuhuna (MQS) Wise man (I). Savant, instruit, artiste, artisan habile. Habile, clever (Atl). (Lch)
Niue Tufuga Expert, talented or skilful person; to make expertly, be skilful in making (Sph)
Nuguria Tihuna Expert (Dvl)
Nukuoro Tuhunga A carpenter (Crn)
Pukapuka Tuwunga Expert (Bge)
Pukapuka Tukunga Expert (presumed old form!) Problematic (Sby)
Samoan Tufuga Craftsman, expert, specialist , carpenter (Prt)
Sikaiana Tuhuna (arch.) An expert at a handicraft skill, especially weaving or making a canoe; to be adept at misleading through speech, or to deceive others through speech (Dnr)
Takuu Tifuna Craftsman, skilled person (Hwd)
Takuu Tihuna Craftsman, skilled person, canoe builder, house builder Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Tufunga Expert, master craftsman (male only) (Fth)
Tokelau Tufuga Craftsman (Sma)
Tongan Tufunga Skilled workman, artisan (Cwd)
Tongan Toofoonga A workman, or artificer (Mar)
Tuvalu Tufuga Expert (Rby)

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