Protoform: WETE.1 [PN] Untie

Description: Untie
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> PN *ma-wete

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ve/vete Untie (Yen)
East Futuna Ve(ve)te Detach, untie (Mfr)
East Uvea Ve(ve)te, vetevete Délier, détacher, défaire etc. (Rch)
Easter Island Ve/vete Loosen, untie (Fts)
Emae Vete/a Untie (Cpl)
Hawaiian Weke To separate, loosen, free; crack, narrow opening; open a crack, as a door (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Vete/a Untie, unwind, loosen, forgive (Clk)
Kapingamarangi W/wede Untied (Lbr)
Luangiua Veke Untie (Smd)
Mangareva Ve/vete Délier, détacher (Jnu)
Marquesas Ve/vete. Vete/vete (Lch). Délier, détacher. Défaire, démêler; renvoyer, laisser aller (Lch). Déplier (des vêtements; unfold (clothes) (Atl). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori We(we)te, wetewete Untie, unravel, release, set free (Wms)
Niue Vete To undo, untie, open up (Sph)
Nuguria V/vete (veete/a) Untie, undo (Rce)
Nukumanu V/vete Untie (plural) (Trt)
Nukuoro V/vede/ Massage Problematic (Crl)
Pukapuka (Ve)vete To take apart, part, separate (Sby)
Rarotongan Vete Separate, part, sever (Sve)
Rarotongan Ve/vete/ Tear apart, rip up or off (Bse)
Rennellese Bebete Untie, unwind (Ebt)
Samoan Vete Split, smash open (Prt)
Samoan Ve/vete/ Open up a bundle of food wrapped in leaves (Prt)
Sikaiana V/vete To untie a knot (Dnr)
Tahitian Vetea Separated, parted, untied (Dvs)
Tahitian Ve/vete Déballer des vêtements et les examiner, soulever un linge pour voir ce qu'il y a dessous, écarter des herbes ou des feuilles pour chercher quelque chose (Lmt)
Takuu V/vete To lower (an object), release something that is attached (particularly when the attachment holds it up) (Mle)
Tikopia Vete Untie, loosen (Fth)
Tokelau Vete Break open, open up, split; dismantle, demolish, take apart; burgle, loot, vandalise; plunder, loot, spoil (Sma)
Tongan Vete Loose, unloose, unfasten, untie, undo, unpack, unwind, unstitch etc.; release; take off (clothes); confess (wrongdoing) (Cwd)
Tongan Vete To unrol, to loosen, to untie; to despoil, to divest, to plunder, to dispossess of, to pillage; booty, plunder (Mar)
Tuamotu Vete Separate, slip off- one leaf; be apportioned out (as food) (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Veta To peel off, change the skin (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Veta/a Untie (Hvn)
West Futuna Vete-a Untie, loosen, open, unsnarl. Dérouler la ligne; oter (vêtements) (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Vete-a Délier, défaire (Hmn)

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