Protoform: KAPE.2 [PN] Take out, pick out

Description: Take out, pick out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kape To scoop something out, as in tearing out one's eyeball; to remove the top of something, like a tin can or the end of a coconut (Fth)
East Futuna Kape Take out (Mfr)
East Uvea Kape Arracher, tirer, percer (Btn)
Emae Kape/a Pick out with one's finger (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kape Take hold of with tongs (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Kabe To dislodge something (e.g. by reaching with a pole) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Kape Chisel out (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Khape Pry out, extract (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Gabe Flick with the finger; gouge out (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔApe/ʔape Harvest mature va`ehu (Taro) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
Luangiua ʔApe/i Grab, grasp (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Kape Pick out, separate (Wms)
Niue Kape To take or scoop out, prise out (Sph)
Nuguria Kape Take out (swamp taro) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Kope (pl. kkope) Gouge out (eye), pick out Phonologically Irregular (Trt)
Nukuoro Gabe Gouge out (Crl)
Penrhyn Kape Flick aside (e.g. a pawpaw with a stick, in order to harvest) (Sta)
Pukapuka Kape To dig; to dodge (Mta)
Rennellese Kape Pry up or loosen, pick up, take out, gouge out (Ebt)
Samoan ʔApe Pluck out eyes (Prt)
Sikaiana Kape Remove food from pod; take out fish eye with finger (Dnr)
Takuu Kape Lift up and remove by using a stick, one's extended finger, or a similar object; take up, lever up; remove from fire, shove away using the foot; forcibly remove (Mle)
Tikopia Kape Scoop out, lever out, gouge out (Fth)
Tongan Kape/ʔi To lever up (a small thing, such as the lid of a tin); to gouge out or take out (e.g. a splinter) in this manner (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kape Poke out with finger, as fish eye, for example (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kape/kape-a Comb (n,v) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kape/a Prick (vt) (Hvn)
West Futuna Kape/a To extract or clean out. Oter épine enfoncée à l'aide d'une aiguille; vider abcès (Rve). (Dty)

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