Protoform: LOPI [MP] ??

Description: ??
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*5 PMP *le(m)pit "Falten" (Dpf.1938).
*5 PMP *lepit "thin layer" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Lobi-a Fold lengthwise and crosswise of a large piece of cloth (Cpl)
Marquesas ʔOpi/ʔopi Se frotter avec de l'eau, se laver (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ropi-a Cover up, use as a cover; a cloak; body, person, female pudenda (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Ropiropi Striped, streaky (Wms)
New Zealand Maori (Whaka)ropiropi ? rub, massage (Bgs)
Rarotongan Ropi Strive, struggle hard, try hard, get something done; treat illness, prepare food (Bse)
Tuamotu Ropi Cover over, as with a mat; to wrap around once, as in a bundle or package ; cloth for a corpse, winding sheet; shut up, sheathe (Tgr)

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