Protoform: WERE-WERE.A* [EP] Hanging membrane or flesh

Description: Hanging membrane or flesh
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian

*1 Cf. EP *taa-were "hang free, be suspended"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Vere(vere) Beard, down, hair (Fts)
Easter Island Verevere Hairy, shaggy; tow, oakum (Chl)
Easter Island ʔAʔa/vere Goatfishes (Mulloidichthys spp.) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rce)
Easter Island Vere ʔariŋa Beard (Wbr)
Easter Island Vere puku Pubic hair (Wbr)
Hawaiian Wele Fine, thin (as thread) (Pki)
Hawaiian Welewele Suspended, hanging (Pki> (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kaki-verevere Scrofulous neck (Sve)
Marquesas Eve/ʔeve (MQN), Ave (MQS) Bavure, barbes, filaments; inégalités qui restent sur un objet scié, limé ou passé sur la meule Problematic (Lch)
Penrhyn Revareva Tonsils, wattle, dewlap; loose skin under the throat of pigs Problematic (Sta)
Penrhyn Verevere Tassels; edge of mantle of Tridacna shell, something like short spines (Sta)
Rarotongan Vere That which is of a gauze-like appearance, or that which is thin or fine to make; anything flimsy and easily broken; the uvula . To pout (Sve)
Rarotongan Verevere A tassel; wattles, dewlap, the two pendulous lumps of hard skin under chin of goat; the uvula (Bse)
Rarotongan Maa/verevere Fringed, a fringe (Bse)
Tahitian Vere Oakum to caulk a vessel with (Dvs)
Tahitian Verevere Thin, gauze-like; the eye-lids (Dvs)
Tuamotu Vere Membrane, soft ligament, fold of body flesh; ligamentous lip of bivalve molluscs (Stn)

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