Protoform: LEPA.2 [OC] Stagnant water

Description: Stagnant water
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PPN *pela "dirty (as mud), decayed"
*5 POC *leba "mud"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lepa Stagnant water (Gzl)
Ifira-Mele Lepa Mud Borrowed (Clk)
Niue Lepa/lepa Flooded, stained (Sph)
Pukapuka Lepa To pile up Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bge)
Samoan Lepa (Of water) stagnant, motionless (Prt)
Tokelau Lepa (of water, blood, etc.) Collect into a small puddle or pool (Sma)
Tongan Lepa Depression or hole in the round serving as a cistern (Obst.) (Cwd)
Tongan Lepa A well (Mar)

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