Protoform: LEPE [PN] Smash, destroy

Description: Smash, destroy
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> CE *koo-repe "tear apart"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Repe/ti(a) To tear down, destroy (Fbg)
Emae Taa/repe/a Effacer (Rve)
New Zealand Maori Ko/repe Split, tear off, rip up (Wms)
Niue Lepe/ti To knock down (of solid objects) (Sph)
Penrhyn Repe To tear, cut open (Sta)
Penrhyn Ngaa/reperepe/ Torn or shredded (Rmn)
Pukapuka Lupe To destroy Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
Pukapuka Lepe/tia Broken, smashed (Bge)
Rennellese Gepe Struck, devastated, broken into bits (Ebt)
Samoan Ma/lepe/ Broken up, smashed (Prt)
Samoan Ta/lepe/ Break up, smash (of houses, boats, boxes) (Prt)
Tikopia Repe Consume, devour, destroy, overthrow (Fth)
Tokelau Ma/lepe Broken down (Sma)
Tuvalu Lepe pull down a house, break into pieces (Rby)
West Uvea Lepe-a D├ętruire (Hmn)
West Uvea Ma/lepe Tomber, s'effondrer (Hmn)

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