Protoform: SEPO [PN] Suck, slurp, lap up, lick up food

Description: Suck, slurp, lap up, lick up food
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *qepo "lick"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tepo Lick or lap something up (Fbg)
East Futuna Sepo Lecher (s'emploie pour la nourriture seul) (Gzl)
East Uvea Hepo Lecher (Btn)
Emae Sopo/tia To lick Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Tobo To lick Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Niue Tepo, telo Lick, lap up Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Pukapuka Yepo To lick (Mta)
Rennellese Sepo Suck, as the finger while eating (Ebt)
Sikaiana Semo To lick Phonologically Irregular (Dnr)
Tikopia Sepo Eat or drink with a sucking noise (Fth)
Tokelau Hopo Lick food off something; scrape last morsels of food from a dish with fingers and lick them Phonologically Irregular (Sma)
Tongan Hepo(hepo) Eat or drink with a sucking noise (Cwd)
Tuvalu Sepo To lick (Jsn)
West Futuna Sopo-tSia (ANI) To lick Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)

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