Protoform: TOPA [EP] To fall

Description: To fall
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*3 Cf. PEO *to(b,p)a "(land)slip (LPO II:83).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Topa Fall, descend, dismount. Remains, left overs; enough (Wbr). (Fts)
Easter Island Haka/to/topa Separate (v) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Easter Island Haka topa Think (reflecting) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wbr)
Mangareva Topa To fall from a height. Tomber d'un lieu élevé; laisser tomber des mains; descendre des terres à la mer; ne pas avoir sa part à une distribution, ne pas assister à une fête, à un discours (Rch)
Mangareva Topa/ga/ra Occident (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Topa To fall; (star) descend (Krk)
Marquesas Topa Tomber, choir; perdre, se détacher; oublier, omettre; être dévancé par une autre embarcation (Lch)
Marquesas Haʔa/topa, haka/topa Avorter, abort (Chf)
Marquesas Tópa To fall from above; to let fall; to miss somethng lost; to let slip from the memory (Crk)
Marquesas O ma tee, wo topas Sun set (Rbs)
Moriori Topa Fall (Wms) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Topa To swoop, as a bird (Bgs)
Nukuoro Topa To fall Problematic (Crn)
Penrhyn Topa Fall, drop; be dislocated (Sta)
Pukapuka Topa Subside (of wind, waves) Problematic (Bge)
Rarotongan Topa Fall from a height; fallen, dropped; settle (as sediment); be missing, lagging behind or pressing forward, at a distance; lose (a game, job) (Bse)
Tahitian Topa Tomber (Lmt)
Tuamotu Topa To fall (Stn)

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