Protoform: TUU-PERE [CE] Scrape out, scoop out

Description: Scrape out, scoop out
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kuupele Dub out, as a canoe hull; scoop out, as trench; dig and plow, as taro patch; to knead, as bread dough or very hard fresh poi (Pki)
Mangareva Tupere Râcler l'amande de coco pour en extraire le jus; enlever des parties inégales de la vanille, de la crasse (Rch)
Marquesas Tuvéi To scratch Phonologically Irregular (Crk)
Marquesas Tupeʔe, tuveʔe, tuveve Gratter, se gratter; égratigner, racler (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Tupere Put out the lips, pout; pudenda muliebra Uncertain Semantic Connection (Wms)
Tahitian Tupere A shell of the cockle kind....said to be used by the scrape the souls of men for food (Dvs)
Tuamotu Tuupere To pry, prick, break out the meat of a coconut (Stn)
Tuamotu Tuupere To eat to repletion, until surfeited Uncertain Semantic Connection (Stn)

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