Protoform: SUE.2 [NP] Root up, disturb earth, throw in a heap, lift a covering

Description: Root up, disturb earth, throw in a heap, lift a covering
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *sua.2 "turn over, lever up, as soil with stick when weeding", PCE *suaki "uncover an earth-oven, disinter anything"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ue Uncover canoe (Fbg)
Anuta Ue/i Lift up a sheet or mat; open a jar (Fbg)
East Futuna Sue Dig, root (as a pig). Fouir (cochon) (intrans.) (Mfr). (Bgs)
East Futuna Sue/ʔi Fouir en déplaçant quelque chose (transitif) (Mfr)
East Uvea (Hu)hue (pl. fehue) Creuser, fouiller, découvrir; déranger, mettre en désordre, défaire, déplier. (Rch)
East Uvea Hue/ʔi Soulever (couvert, paravent, manou) (Rch)
Easter Island Hue Amontonar; dejar varias cosas juntas. To accumulate, heap, leave several things together (Fts)
Emae Sue/sue To root (vi) (Cpl)
Emae Sue/a Root up (vt) (Cpl)
Fijian Sue Cooking area in a house Problematic (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Sue/ia Root up, bulldoze (Clk)
Luangiua Sue Open oven (Smd)
Mangareva ʔUe Ramasser, recueillir (Rch)
Mangareva Ue Enlever, soulever une pierre à l'aide d'un levier mis dessous; chasser quelqu'un d'une terre où il était fixé (Rch)
Raʔivavae Hue To fling about, throw into disorder or disarrangement (Stn)
Rennellese Sue Kick gently with top of foot; toss off or away, drive away; be blown down or fall off, as banana flowers; throw, as horse throws rider Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Saʔa Sude Root up earth (of pigs) (Ivs)
Sikaiana S/sue/i To dig (Sps)
Sikaiana Sue/i To root as a pig roots in a garden (Dnr)
Tahitian Hue To throw up into a heap; to overturn and cast out useless things (Dvs)
Takuu Sue Rotate...shake (something) around; rest a paddle handle agains the hull and then push the blade away, in order to move the canoe sideways (sue te hoe) (Mle)
Tikopia Suee/i Sweep aside, twitch aside, lift off cover (Fth)
Tuamotu Hue To scrape up rubbish off the ground... (Stn)
Tuvalu Hue Open oven, take off lid, bring into open, wave in the wind (Rby)

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