Protoform: FOLE [PN] Shellfish sp.

Description: Shellfish sp.
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. CE *reho "Tiger cowrie"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Fole Esp├Ęce de coquillage tranchant (Pinna nobilis) (Rch)
Niue Fole Very small bivalve shellfish sp. (Sph)
Samoan Fole Mollusc (Pinna sp.) (Mnr)
Sikaiana Ta/hole Oyster sp. (Dnr)
Takuu Ta/hore Shellfish sp., a bivalve with a very sharp edge, formerly used for shaving (Mle)
Tongan Fole K. shellfish, the scallop (fan-shell) (Cwd)

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