Protoform: QEPU [SO] Murky, cloudy (of water)

Description: Murky, cloudy (of water)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. NP *lepu "agitated, rough (of water)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Epu/epu Finely scraped baked taro or puraka, mixed with coconut cream; a type of pudding used especially for small children (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔEpu Trouble (eau) (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔEpu(ʔepu) Etre trouble, non clair (en parlant d'un liquide) (Rch)
Nukuoro Ebu/ebu Foam, bubbles (Crl)
Rennellese ʔEpu To overflow, spill, fall out (as a person from a canoe); to fall off (as a fish from a hook) (Ebt)
Samoan Ga/epu (of water) Cloudy, muddy (Mnr)
Takuu Epu (of water) Murky because of stirred up sediment (Mle)
Vaeakau-Taumako Epu Be unclear (ex. sea) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hua/epu/a Make dirty; stir up (Hvn)
West Uvea Epu (Eau) etre trouble (Hmn)

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