Protoform: FUAFUA.3 [PN] Young mullet or mullet-like fish sp (Rby)

Description: Young mullet or mullet-like fish sp (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *qaua.2 “mullet sp.”, CE *uoa “mullet-like fish”

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Hu/oua Young mullet (Lbr)
Luangiua Huhua Fish sp. (red 'trout') (Tbs)
Niue Fuafua A fish (young mullet) (Sph)
Rennellese Huahua Some mullets and mullet-like fish, e.g. (Liza oligolepis) (Ebt)
Rotuman Fuafua Baby Mullet Borrowed (Cwd)
Sikaiana Huahua Fish sp. (Dnr)
Takuu Fuafua Coral Trout, Leopard Cod (Plectropoma) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hwd)
Takuu Huahua Red Coral Trout or Leopard Cod (Plectropoma leopardus) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tokelau Fuafua/aaua The little silvery mullet which are found in shoals just off the shore (Sma)
Tongan Fua Kind of fish similar to kanahe but rounder in cross-section (Cwd)
Tuvalu Fua Fish sp., a young Mullet (Rby)

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