Protoform: SEPE [SO] Cut, trim (with knife)

Description: Cut, trim (with knife)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tepe To skin something with a knife (Fbg)
Luangiua Sepe/sepe Chop off (branch); peel (Smd)
Nukumanu S/sepe Cut off (body part) (Trt)
Rennellese Sepe To cut or trim, as a small stick or vine (Ebt)
Sikaiana S/sepe To cut thinly to make something even, as when joining two pieces of wood or cutting a shoot of a coconut tree to collect coconut sap (Dnr)
Takuu S/sepe Cut or sever (as with a machete) (Mle)
Takuu Sepe/sepe Decapitate (Hwd)
Tikopia Sepe Cut, sever, slice (as with knife) (Fth)
Tuvalu Sepe To cut with a bush knife (Jsn)

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