Protoform: TAFE-A [SO] To be carried away by a current, drift

Description: To be carried away by a current, drift
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 << PN *tafe "to flow, especially of a current at sea"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tapea To drift (Fbg)
East Futuna Tafea Carried off by a current (Bgs)
Emae Tafea Float (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Dehee Drift (sg.) (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Daahee Drift (pl.) (Lbr)
Luangiua Kaa/kahea Float (Smd)
Nuguria Tahea Drift (Dvl)
Nukuoro Dahea Drift (sg.) (Crl)
Nukuoro Dahea Drift (Crl)
Pukapuka Tawe Flow, run (Bge)
Rennellese Laghea Pass/tr. of laghe; to be carried off, as by sea; to float Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Tafea Be carried away by the current (Prt)
Sikaiana Tahea To drift, to be carried by a current (Dnr)
Takuu Tafea To drift (Hwd)
Takuu Tahea (pl. taffea) Drifting, floating along (Mle)
Tokelau Tafea Be washed away or carried away in a current; (of a deal in a card game) be lost (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tafea To flow (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tahea Drift, float (Hvn)
West Futuna Tafea To drift; be pulled (by a current) (Dty)

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