Protoform: TAA.1B [AN] Cut, chop, carve

Description: Cut, chop, carve
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*4 POC *taRa(q) "adze, chop with adze" (LPO I:90,245)
*5 PMP *(t,T)aRaq "hew, plane" (Blust 1982b)
*6 PAN *taRaq "hewing with an adze" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taa Chop (Fbg)
East Futuna Taa Couper, tailler (Gzl)
East Uvea Ta ʔakau Couper du bois (Rch)
Emae Te/ia Chop (Cpl)
Emae Taa/taa Fight with spears, etc. (Cpl)
Fijian Taa Chop with a knife (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kaa Hack (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Daa/daa Chop, hew (Lbr)
Luangiua Kaa/kaa Carve (Smd)
Mangareva Ta/taa Couper du bois à brûler; couper par tranches le fruit de l'arbre à pain; briser un coco pour en avoir l'amande; faire un trou au coco pour en boire l'eau; (Rch)
Mota Tara Hew, chop, cut (Cdn)
Niue Taa Cut (with an implement); draw, mark, engrave (Sph)
Nuguria Taa te lagau Abhauen (einen Baum) (Ths)
Nuguria Taa/taa Carve canoe; peel swamp taro; track (of creeping animals such as turtle or crocodile; also of a canoe on the shore) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Taa/taa vaka Canoe-cutting (Fbg)
Pukapuka Taa Cut, cut out (Bge)
Rennellese Taa Cut (Ebt)
Sikaiana Taa/taa To cut wood with an adze, as in shaping a canoe (Dnr)
Takuu Taa Strike (as in chopping or carving); cut; butcher a large fish, turtle, pig, etc; ritually cut four incisions in a tuna before placing it on the top of a large catch for display (Mle)
Tongan Taa(ʔi) To chop, to cut or carve (e.g. a canoe) by chopping; to draw (a picture)... (Cwd)
Tongan Ta To hew, to carve wood or stone (Mar)
Tuvalu Taa Chop (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako T(h)aa Cut (tree) (Ebt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ta/ta Cut out, carve a dugout (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ta/taa (trans. tataia) Cut, carve, trim, (vi) (Hvn)
Waya Taa Be cut by chopping or slashing (Ply)

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