Protoform: WAERE.* [TA] To weed, clear away scrub, weeds

Description: To weed, clear away scrub, weeds
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *wele

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Waele Weed, remove grass or weeds Borrowed (Pki)
New Zealand Maori Waere To clear away (as scrub, weeds) (Wms)
Penrhyn Vaaere Clear ground, weed (Sta)
Pukapuka Vaaele Remove scrub, clear ground :Prob. post-contact borrowing Borrowed (Sby)
Rarotongan Vaere To weed, clear (Sve)
Tahitian Vaere Faucher, couper au coutelas (des herbes et des petites branches), d├ębrousser (Lmt)

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