Protoform: SEU [CP] Raking or scooping motion, hence clearing, sweeping away, netting

Description: Raking or scooping motion, hence clearing, sweeping away, netting
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta V/eu Catch birds by net Problematic (Fbg)
East Futuna Seu Sweep; knock fruit off with a stick (Mfr)
East Uvea Heu Ecarter, detourner, rejeter (Rch)
Easter Island ʔOhio haka heu Hoe (Wbr)
Emae Seu Break ground, as a crab (Cpl)
Fijian Seu Scratch, as a hen (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Heu/heu Scatter (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Heu Disorder, messy, untidy (Lbr)
Luangiua Ma/seu Smash (Smd)
Luangiua Seu. Seuu. Seo. Scatter. Smash. Destroy. (Smd)
Marquesas Seu Catch bonito etc. with rod and spinner, also said of birds (I) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Heu Clear away, shave, separate, pull asunder (Wms)
Niue Heu Net birds or flying-fish with long-handled net; ruffle (hair, with raking motion); charge (with head, as bull). Shuffle away (McE). (Sph)
Niue Heheu To scatter (leaves with foot) (Sph)
Niue Ma/heu/heu Dishevelled (McE)
Nuguria Heu A kind of net supplied with a handle used to catch flying foxes... (Dvl)
Nuguria Seu, heu-a Destroy, demolish (a piece of sugar) (Dvl)
Nuguria S/seu Hollow out (tree trunk, carving a canoe) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Ma/seu (pl. maaseu, mult. maseuseu) Destroyed; scattered (Trt)
Nukumanu Seu (pl. sseu, pass. seu(a) ria) Destroy; abolish, annul; violate (law); overcome (Trt)
Nukuoro Se/seu/ Push (Crl)
Pukapuka Yeu Flick off, knock off (Mta)
Raʔivavae Heu To lift off, remove (as a cover of a native oven); (obs.) to turn over (as a page, edge of a mat) (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔEu Open, bring to view, part, make known (Bse)
Rennellese Seu Throw, scatter, net for catching pigeons (Ebt)
Rotuman Seu To net on the wing (Cwd)
Samoan Seu Catch birds/fish with handnet; ward off (Prt)
Sikaiana Seu manu Catch birds with a net; a handheld net for catching birds (Dnr)
Sikaiana Seu To destroy (Dnr)
Sikaiana S/seu To fish with a bamboo rod using a casting motion that pulls the hook over the top of the surface of water (Dnr)
Tahitian Heu To throw off, as an infant its covering (Dvs)
Tahitian Heu/heu Oter ses vêtements (arch.) (Lmt)
Takuu Seu Erase, remove; break something apart, destroy; do the first rough cutting of a log in carving a canoe (generally using an axe) (Mle)
Takuu Seu Oval hand net formerly used while perched in a tree for catching edible birds (Mle)
Tikopia Seu Intercept, snare (Fth)
Tikopia Seu/seu/ Avert (Fth)
Tokelau Heu/heu Cast and draw with fishing rod (Sma)
Tongan Heu Rake, stir, push out of way, ward off (Cwd)
Tongan Heoo To ward off, to avoid (Mar)
Tuamotu Heu Open, lift off, remove, reveal (Stn)
Tupuaki He/heu To open, as the door ("Old Tubuaian") (Atn)
Tuvalu Heu Scoop into a net (of birds, fish) (Rby)
West Futuna Seu/a To push, to slide (Dty)

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