Protoform: TAUPE [PN] Hang, droop, bend down: *(ta(a))upe

Description: Hang, droop, bend down: *(ta(a))upe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tau.5 ?

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Taupe Adorar ; reverenciar (Cnt)
Hawaiian Kaupee Humble, timid and cringing, crushed; to walk in a feeble, wobbly manner, as a sick or aged person Problematic (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Ube To swing (hammock) (Lbr)
Mangareva Taupe Faire courber, fléchir qn. (Rch)
Mangareva Taupe/upe Faire fléchir (se dit de la branche d'un arbre chargé de fruits qui la font fléchir) (Rch)
Marquesas Taupe Tomber sur, couvrir [ex. hair falling over eyes]. Se dit des cheveux en désordre qui tombent sur les yeux (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Taaupe Bend down; bending, stooping; not rigid, yielding, weak; hunchback (Wms)
Niue Tahufe, talufe To dangle, to hang down Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Rarotongan Taupe Droop; eaves (Bse)
Rarotongan Taaupe Bend something over, cause it to droop (Bse)
Rarotongan Upe Droop Problematic (Bse)
Samoan Taaupe To swing (Prt)
Tahitian Taupe To bow down, applied to the head (Dvs)
Tikopia Taupe Droop, wilt, hang down (Fth)
Tokelau Taaupe Hang, swing (Sma)
Tongan Taaupe Hang down, dangle (Cwd)
Tuamotu Taaupe Lean over (as a tree); slump, droop, fail; become feeble or weak (Stn)
West Futuna Taupe To be slack, pliant. Détendue (ficelle) (Rve). (Dty)

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