Protoform: LEPU [NP] Agitated, rough (of water)

Description: Agitated, rough (of water)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *lipo 'eddy, swirling water, disturbed water', SO *qepu "murky, cloudy (of water)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas ʔEpu Rough (of water) (Dln)
Pukapuka Lepu Stirred up, dirty (of water) (Sby)
Rarotongan Repu-a Troubled, perplexed, worried, uneasy etc. (Sve)
Samoan Lepu-a Stirred up, as water (Prt)
Sikaiana Lepu/lepu To stir a semi-solid (Dnr)
Tahitian Repu To roll, or have a great motion, as a ship (Dvs)
Takuu Epu (Of water) Murky because of stirred up sediment Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tokelau Lepu Muddy, cloudy (of water) (Sma)
Tuamotu Repu Agitated (of water) (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Nga/lepu Ripple (vi) (Hvn)
West Futuna Rep/repu Be stirred up into waves (Dty)
West Futuna ŋa/rex/repu To stir up (Cpl)

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