Protoform: SELE.1A [CP] Snare; tie up

Description: Snare; tie up
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*5 PMP *d'erat "Strick, Schlinge" (Dpf. 1938).
*8 Note. Dpf. 1938 para.152 (b) 1 regards the PN vowels as unexplained exceptions.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tere Bamboo stick snare for birds (Yen)
Anuta Ere manu A bamboo snare for catching birds (Fbg)
East Futuna Matamaa/sele/ Snare v. (Bgs)
East Uvea Hele To snare (Rch)
Easter Island Here Knot; bind, fasten (Fts)
Easter Island Here/pata Sling (Wbr)
Fijian Sere-ka Untie (Cpl)
Hawaiian Hele-ʔia Snare, tie (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Hele Trap v, snare (Lbr)
Luangiua Sele Hang up, suspend (Smd)
Mangareva ʔEre To suspend (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Here Snare (Bck)
Marquesas Heʔe Lacer un animal; s'étrangler avec une corde. Collet, snare (n) (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Feʔe (MQS) Etrangler (en serrant); strangle Phonologically Irregular (Chf)
Marquesas Feé Étrangler, s'étrangler, se pendre Phonologically Irregular (Dln)
Marquesas Fái-e To strangle or choke a person (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Here-a Snare, tie (Wms)
Niue Hele To snare, tie up; snare (n) (Sph)
Nuguria Here ika Tie fish (an old method of catching sharks and turtles with a rope tying them up) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Sele Catch with lasso or noose (Crl)
Penrhyn Sere Tie, snare (Sta)
Penrhyn Puu/here/here Snare, trap Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Yele To tie; a tether (Mta)
Raʔivavae Here A slip-noose, running knot; to ensnare, surround; tie up, fasten with cords... (Stn)
Rapa ʔEre To strangle; a strangling cord (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔEre-a, -ʔia, -kia Tie round, tie up, tether (Bse)
Rennellese Sege Nooses for snaring birds (Ebt)
Rotuman Ser/ fakmoa Clove-hitch (Cwd)
Samoan Sele Snare for catching fish; tie up (Prt)
Sikaiana Sele Tie up from above; set a trap using a string that jerks (Dnr)
Tahitian Here Noeud coulant, piège à noeud coulant (pour attraper les chevrettes, les poules); attraper au noeud coulant (Lmt)
Takuu Sere Tie with a clove-hitch, tie something so that it hangs (e.g. from a rafter); string for making a string-figure (Mle)
Tikopia Sere To snare (Fth)
Tokelau Hele Noose for catching sharks (Sma)
Tongan Hele Noose, snare, trap, gin (Cwd)
Tongan Hele A trap, a snare (Mar)
Tuamotu Here Snare, tie (Stn)
Tuvalu Hele Bird trap (consists of string and stick, the bird's legs becoming snared in loops of string) (Rby)

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