Protoform: TOPE.B [CE] Prune, cut off

Description: Prune, cut off
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Sove Break in pieces the heads of yams etc Problematic (Cpl)
Mangareva Tope Prune, cut off (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Tope Cut off (Bgs)
Penrhyn Tope Prune, cut off (Sta)
Pukapuka Tope(tope) To cut off, pull out, pluck. To cut away the taro corm from its shoot (Mta). Problematic (Bge)
Rarotongan Tope Prune, dress, trim by lopping off (Sve)
Rennellese Tobe Sever, break off, especially with one piece remaining Problematic (Ebt)
Rennellese Lolobe Break off, as a shoot; be stunted, as a plant Problematic (Ebt)
Tahitian Tope Tailler les arbres, élaguer, tondre le gazon (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tope Prune, cut off (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tope/tope A type of clam shell Problematic (Hvn)

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