Protoform: KIU.1 [MP] Plover or other wading bird

Description: Plover or other wading bird
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> NP *kiwi.1
*5 PMP *kiuk "peep, cheep" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kiu Oiseau, sorte de bécassine, pluvier (Rch)
Emae Kiu Shore bird sp (Cpl)
Niuafoʔou Kiu Bird sp. (Dye)
Niue Kiu Plover (Pluvialis dominica)... (Sph)
Pukapuka Kiu A variety of Plover ; one of the Arctic wading birds that occasionally visit in flocks in migration (Sby)
Tikopia Kiu Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis) (Fth)
Tongan Kiu (Pluvialis dominica) and other waders (Cwd)
Tongan Gioo A crane (a bird) (Mar)

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