Protoform: FILOA [NP] Fish spp. (Lethrinus and Lethrinella spp.)

Description: Fish spp. (Lethrinus and Lethrinella spp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Filu Fish sp. Problematic (Btn)
Emae Firoa Snapper (Lethrinus chrysotomus) (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Hiiloo Fish sp. (Lbr)
Kapingamarangi Hiroa Fish sp. with a long nose (Ebt)
Luangiua Hiloha Fish sp. (Tbs)
Niuatoputapu Filu Jack (Dye)
Nukuoro Hiloa Fish sp. (Crl)
Pukapuka Yiiloa Fish sp. (Lethrinus olivaceus, L. xanthochilus) Phonologically Irregular (Sby)
Rarotongan ʔIiroa Name of fish: coloured grey and brown; orange around the mouth with projecting upper teeth; one of the snappers (Lutjanidae) (Bse)
Samoan Filoa Fully grown (Lethrina) and (Lethrinella) spp. ; Ambon Emperor (Lethrinus amboinensis) (Am. Sam. Bottomfishes) (Prt)
Samoan Filoa/ava Long-nosed Emperor (Lethrinus miniatus) (Prt)
Samoan Filoa vaʔa Longnosed Emperor (Lethrinus elongatus) (Am. Sam. Bottomfishes) (Prt)
Samoan Filoa-gutu-puʔu Blueline Large-eye Bream (Gymnocranius rivulatus) (Am. Sam. Bottomfishes) (Prt)
Samoan Filoa-ʔapamuumuu Orange-spotted Emperor (Lethrinus kallopterus) (Am. Sam. Bottomfishes) (Prt)
Samoan Filoa-paʔoʔomuumuu Redgill Emperor (Lethrinus rubrioperculatus) (Am. Sam. Bottomfishes) (Prt)
Takuu Filoa Fish sp. (Hwd)
Takuu Hiloa Variegated Emperorfish (Lethrinella variegatus) (Mle)
Tikopia Firoa A fish (Lethrinus chrystomus) (Fth)
Tokelau Filoa Long-nosed Emperor (Lethrinus miniatus) (Sma)
Tuamotu Hiirooa A variety of fish (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hiloa A fish about 30 cm. long, white and gray. Common food fish (Lch). (Hvn)
West Futuna Fíroa muru Fish sp (Cpl)
West Futuna Firoa (Pomadasys hasta (argenteus) [silver grunt]) (Rve)

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