Protoform: FOO.1 [FJ] Small fish sp.: *fo(q)o

Description: Small fish sp.: *fo(q)o
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic

*1 Cf. PPN *oo.1 “tuna baitfish”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Voo Minnow-like, fresh- and saltwater fish spp (Cpl)
Luangiua Hoo Small fish sp (Smd)
Nuguria Hoo A kind of small fish, used as bait (Dvl)
Pukapuka Woo A small fish seen seasonally in large shoals (Mta)
Samoan Foo (Apogon), (Apogonicthys) and (Archaemia spp.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Hoo Fish sp., sardine (?) (Dnr)
Takuu Fo A small fish (Hwd)
Takuu Hoo Kind of small silver fish caught in hand nets, commonly used as bait. Possibly Siganus fry or Caesio sp. (Mle)

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