ChamorroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Chamorro *tunu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tunu, from Proto-Austronesian *CuNuh. Cognate with Paiwan tsuɬu, Malagasy tono, Hawaiian kunu.

VerbEdit

tunu

  1. to broil, to burn

GreenlandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Inuit *tunu (back part, nape), from Proto-Eskimo *tunuv- (back part, nape).

NounEdit

tunu

  1. back (side of the torso)
  2. backside

Further readingEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay tunu.

VerbEdit

tunu (used in the form menunukan)

  1. to burn

InupiaqEdit

NounEdit

tunu (dual tunuk, plural tunut)

  1. back
    Tunuga atniġñaqtuq
    My back is hurting.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tunu, from Proto-Austronesian *CuNuh. Cognate with Paiwan tsuɬu, Malagasy tono, Hawaiian kunu.

VerbEdit

tunu (Jawi spelling تونو‎)

  1. to light up
  2. to burn

Further readingEdit


MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tunu, from Proto-Austronesian *CuNuh. Cognate with Paiwan tsuɬu, Malagasy tono, Hawaiian kunu.

VerbEdit

tunu

  1. to broil

Rayón ZoqueEdit

NounEdit

tunu

  1. navel

ReferencesEdit

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 37