Protoform: IKA-A-FATU [XO] Fish, grouper sp.

Description: Fish, grouper sp.
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XO: Outliers (NKO KAP NGR TAK NKM OJA SIK PIL REN TIK ANU MAE MFA WFU WEV)

*0 << PN *ika "fish", *fatu.1 "stone"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Iahaku Spotted rock cod (Smd)
Sikaiana Ika hatu Fish species, a large grouper (normally the fish that is caught in the deep sea fishing technique, hakasolo) (Dnr)
Takuu Ika-a-hatu General term for fish inhabiting coral heads (all lagoon fish except perhaps members of the trevally family) (Mle)
Tikopia Ika a fatu Large fish from ocean depths (unid. poss. grouper), app. not fished for many years’ (Fth)

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