tovanuvanu tua

tu,  s. the name of a Tahitian god, as also formerly of the king of Tahiti, so that the syllable tu became sacred, and was changed into tia in most words.
— s. an advocate, supporter, pleader for another; see tia.
— v.n. to stand erect; to be upright or straight.
— v.n. to fit, agree, to answer the purpose.
— prep. from; see atu, atura, or tura. [Dav : 9077] (note)
tu,  s. nom d'un roi qui fit prohiber la syllabe tu; avocat, défenseur; se tenir droit, debout. [Jau :4670] (note)