Protoform: LOO-QATA [PN] Large ant sp

Description: Large ant sp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *loo.1 "ant"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ro ata A large black ant, capable of inflicting a painful bite (Fbg)
East Futuna Loo-ʔata Biting ant, black (Bgs)
East Uvea Loʔata Large ant (Rch)
Emae Roata Biting ant (Cpl)
Luangiua Loaka Ant (Smd)
Luangiua Loʔaka Large ant Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Marquesas Koata, ʔoata (Lch).ʔOoata (i). Grosse fourmi; esp. de coquillage (vénus); arbre à pain; pièce de monnaie (1 franc). Ants that carry eggs (i). (Dln)
Marquesas Koátta The gigantic Cockle Uncertain Semantic Connection (Crk)
Nuguria Roata Large black ant sp. (bites) (Dvl)
Nuguria Roata Spider (Ray)
Rennellese Goʔata Kind of small ant (Ebt)
Samoan Looata Large ant sp. (Prt)
Sikaiana Loata Ant species, larger than loo, black in color and with a painful bite (Dnr)
Takuu Loata, roata Generic term for the ant (Mle)
Tikopia Ro ata Black ant (Fth)
Tongan Loo-ʔata Black ant (Cwd)
Tongan Loata The large black ant (Mar)
Tuvalu Loata Large ant (Rby)
West Futuna Roata Large black ant sp. Sorte de petite scorpion (pique) (Rve). (Dty)

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