Protoform: TAKELE.C [NP] Hollow out, empty

Description: Hollow out, empty
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kaʔele Empty and hollow, as of a bowl, poi board, drum, canoe hull (Pki)
Marquesas Takeʔe Se désemplir, se vider, perdre, diminuer, baisser (pour les liquides) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Takere Partly filled (Wms)
Penrhyn Takere To consume nearly to the bottom (usually of something in a sack) (Sta)
Rennellese Takege To be slightly full (Ebt)
Samoan Taaʔele To open a dead body to search for the disease, so that by taking out the diseased part and burning it, the disease itself may be destroyed, and not enter another of the family (Prt)

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