Protoform: TEFA.2 [SO] Stumble sideways, stagger

Description: Stumble sideways, stagger
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tepa "look sideways, glance at"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tepa/tepa Stagger (as when wounded, drunk, famished) (Fbg)
Fijian Teva Inexact, a little out, not quite satisfactory (Cpl) Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian Vaka/teva/a Go away so as to miss one; put back to front (Cpl) Problematic (Cpl)
Marquesas Teva Guard oneself, fend off . Not in Borrowed Problematic (Tgr)
Samoan Tefa To stumble sideways (Prt)
Tikopia Tefa Stagger, run round in circles (Fth)
Tokelau Te/teva/ Stagger, reel, stumble Problematic (Sma)

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