Protoform: EWE.1 [PN] Torn, ragged, worn out

Description: Torn, ragged, worn out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. EP *qewe "placenta, afterbirth"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Eve/eve Débris; saletés occasionnées par un travail; objets personnels usagés (Mfr)
Hawaiian Ewe Sprout, rootlet; navel string (Pki)
Marquesas Eve/eve Slime, slobber Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ewe Rough surface of sawn wood (Wms)
Niue Ve/ve Rubbish (Sph)
Rennellese Ebe Tear apart, break up, scatter, destroy (Ebt)
Tahitian Eve/eve Torn, ragged; raggedness (Dvs)
Tongan Eve(eve) Ragged or torn or worn out, tattered, in tatters, esp. of a mat; ragged mat or piece of it, tatter (Cwd)

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