Protoform: WAERE.* [TA] To weed, clear away scrub, weeds

Description: To weed, clear away scrub, weeds
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*1 Cf. PN *wele

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Waele Weed, remove grass or weeds Borrowed (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vaere/nga On the side Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Waere To clear away (as scrub, weeds) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Waere/nga Clearing for cultivation (Wms)
Penrhyn Vaaere Clear ground, weed (Sta)
Pukapuka Vaaele Remove scrub, clear ground :Prob. post-contact borrowing Borrowed (Sby)
Rarotongan Vaere To weed, clear (Sve)
Rarotongan Vaaere/nga A piece of land which has been cleared, weeded or partly weeded (Bse)
Tahitian Vaere Faucher, couper au coutelas (des herbes et des petites branches), d├ębrousser (Lmt)

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