Protoform: KUPU.1B [EP] Curse, insult

Description: Curse, insult
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Kupu Imprécation; prononcer des termes de haine (demander à quelqu'un ses entrailles, son foie, par haine) (Rch)
Marquesas Kupu, úpu Insulter, injurier quelqu'un; insulte, injure, blasphème, jurement (Dln)
Marquesas Kúbu To curse or blaspheme (Crk)
Moriori Kupu Bewitch (Shd)
Moriori Kupu/kupu To curse (Shd)
Niue Faka/kupu To curse somebody (Sph)
Niue Kupu/ga Insult, insulting word or name (Sph)
Rennellese Hai kupu To use bad language, swear (Egt)
Tahitian Upu A prayer; a set of prayers addressed to the gods by the priest and others; also a prayer addressed by the sorcerers to their *tii*s or demons, for some evil purpose (Dvs)
Tokelau Kupu/gia Be talked about unfavourably, criticized (as a result of doing something against the general feeling of the community) (Sma)

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