Protoform: WELE [FJ] To weed

Description: To weed
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*1 Cf. TA *waere
*8 Note. HAW doublet some evidence for ? Tahitic influence.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Vere(vere) To weed (Chl)
Fijian Were Garden, field, plantation (Cpl)
Fijian Were/ca To weed (Cpl)
Hawaiian Wele To weed, remove grass or weeds (Pki)
Luangiua Vele/vele To clear bush (Smd)
Luangiua Vele/vele Sweep (Hbn)
Mangareva Vere Sarcler; sarcloir. To weed (Tgr). (Rch)
Marquesas Va/veʔe Sarcler, arracher les mauvaises herbes, couper les broussailles, défricher un terrain. Racler, débrousser (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Veʔe/veʔe Peel, scrape. Racler, peler (des fruits crus). (Dln)
Marquesas Tu/veʔe, tu/veve Gratter, se gratter; racler, égratigner Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
Marquesas Tu/véi To scratch (Crk)
Nuguria Vere/na Cultivate; unfruitful (Ray)
Nuguria Vere/na Urbar machen, Gras und Busch entfernen (Ths)
Nuguria V/vere, v/vele, vere/vere Weed or clean a garden (Dvl)
Nukumanu Vere Weed, work in garden (Trt)
Nukuoro Vele Weed, clear bush, pluck (Crl)
Pukapuka Vele/vele To sweep; broom (Bge)
Pukapuka Ve/vele To clear away brush (Bge)
Samoan Vele Weed with fingers (Prt)
Sikaiana Vele/na Garden (Dnr)
Sikaiana V/vele To garden, to weed, to sweep an area, to cut grass (Dnr)
Takuu Vere Weed, cultivate, garden, cut grass, clear vegetation (Mle)
Tokelau Vele To clear by pulling out weeds, chopping down trees (Sma)
Tuamotu Vere To clear-, cultivate- land (Stn) Problematic (Stn)
Tuvalu Wele Weed with a knife; shave (Rby)
West Futuna Vere Garden, to dig. Work, duty [Aniwa Dialect]. (Dty)
West Futuna Taŋa/veri/a (ANI) Clear (Cpl)
West Futuna Taŋo/vari To weed a place for garden Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
West Futuna (Ta)ngo/vere Jardin en jachère (Rve)

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