Protoform: TUI [AN] Thread pierced objects on a string; sew

Description: Thread pierced objects on a string; sew
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*1 Cf. PN *tui-tui "candlenut tree, Aleurites moluccana"
*3 PEO *tuRi "thread, string fish" (Gty. 1990.76).
*4 POC *tuRi "sew, thread, string together" (LPO I:105,264).
*6 PAN *CuSuR "string together, as beads" (ACD) (LPO I:105).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tui Sew (Bgs)
East Uvea Tui Sew (Rch)
Easter Island Tui/tui Necklace (Fts)
Emae Tui/a Sew, string (Cpl)
Fijian Tui Lift up with a string (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kui Thread (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Tui/a Sew, string (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dui Sew, patch; pierce with an object, skewer... (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Dui/dui Comb (Lbr)
Luangiua Kui Sew (Smd)
Luangiua Kui Durchbort [pierced (nose and ear)] (Sar)
Mangareva Tui Sew. Coudre. (Rch)
Mangareva Tu/tui Enfiler des poissons (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tui/tui To sew (Psn)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tui/au Roof sheet needle (Bck)
Marquesas Túe To sew; to pierce the ears (Crk)
Marquesas Tui Coudre, percer, enfiler (Dln)
Marquesas Tui/tui Chaine. Raccommoder des filets; mend nets [Southeast Marquesan Dialect]. (Chf)
Marquesas Tui ʔia (MQN), tui ʔina (MQS) Se fiancer, be engaged (Chf)
Marquesas Tui (i te) ika (MQN), tui te iʔa (MQS) Filoche de poissons; threaded fish [string of fish] (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Tui Pierce, thread on a string, lace, sew (Wms)
Nguna Turi Sew (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Tui/tui To sew (Gry)
Niue Tui To thread (e.g. objects on necklace); sew; pierce; wear; fold (arms or legs) (Sph)
Niue Tau/tui Link arms or hands (Sph)
Nuguria T/tui, tui/tui Sew; sewing pattern (Dvl)
Nuguria Tui Awl, needle; string game, cat's cradle (Dvl)
Nuguria Tui/tui String (on a stick) (vt) (Dvl)
Nukumanu T/tui Sew (Trt)
Nukumanu Laakau e tutuia Thorns (Trt)
Nukuoro Dui Sew (Crl)
Penrhyn Tui Sew; needle (Sta)
Pukapuka Tui Netting needle (Bge)
Rapa Tui paua Upper bonnet of thatch of a house, old style (Sks)
Rapa Tui rauoro Awl for rauoro clapboard; a clapboard (Sks)
Rarotongan Tui Sew, thread, pierce (Sve)
Rennellese Tui Sew, string together, awl (Ebt)
Rotuman Fui Single piece of a garland (Cwd)
Samoan Tui Stab, pierce, sting, thread something (Prt)
Sikaiana Tui Sew (Dnr)
Tahitian Tui Enfiler (Lmt)
Takuu Tui Pierce with a sharp object, pin pandanus leaves to a stick to construct thatch panels; pin, sharpened stick, wooden needle used to tie thatch panels to the rafters (Mle)
Takuu T/tui Sew together, string, lace; feel like needles, give or have a pricking sensation or stabbing pain; thread fish on a cord (for carrying purposes) (Mle)
Tikopia Tui Put on a cord, sew (Fth)
Tongan Tui Thread (Cwd)
Tongan Toí/a Pierced, pricked (Mar)
Tongan Tooi. Twi/nga. To string, to plait wreaths; to sew. A wreath (as of flowers), a string (of beads). (Mar)
Tuamotu Tui Thread pierced objects, sew (Stn)
Tuvalu Tui Thread on a string (as fish) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tui/-a String fish (usually through the gills), thread (v); string to pass through the gills of fish for carrying them (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tui/age To pierce (Ray)
West Futuna Tui To thread, string something (Dty)
West Futuna Tui/a Enfiler poisson ou crevettes (Rve)
West Uvea Tui-a Enfiler; coudre, raccommoder; ficeler (Hmn)

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