Protoform: OPE.2 [EO] Be afloat

Description: Be afloat
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*3 PEO *rompe.
*8 Note. ? Same etymon as *ope.1.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ope Afloat (Bgs)
East Uvea Ope/a Carried away by the waves (Rch)
Mota Rorope Action of waves falling and breaking (Cdn)
Rarotongan Ope-a Wash something up (of waves) (Bse)
Rennellese Ope Be washed, moved (as by waves) (Ebt)
Samoan Ope(ope)a Cast ashore (Prt)
Tokelau Oope/a Float, drift (Sma)

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