Protoform: PAA.3A [OC] Fish-hook (trolling)

Description: Fish-hook (trolling)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*3 PEO *para (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *bayan "fish bait, trolling lure, trolling hook" (LPO I:218).
*41 PCEMP *(b,p)ayan "bait" (Bst.1993a).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Paa Shank of two piece fishing-lure. (Yen)
Anuta Pa(a) Traditional fishing lure with pearl shell "spoon" and turtle shell or green snail hook; necklace made from same (Fbg)
East Futuna Paa Bonito lure (Bgs)
East Uvea Paa Hamecon en nacre pour la peche des bonites (Btn)
Fijian Baca Worm; hence bait for fishing (Cpl)
Fijian Baa Tongan variety of fish-hook (Cpl)
Hawaiian Paa Pearl-shell (fish) lure (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Pa Pearl-shell lure (Ebt)
Luangiua P/paa Fishing hook; pearl shells (8") Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Luangiua Kap/paa Fishing with line from canoe (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Pa Shank of bonito hook (Bck)
Marquesas Paa. Pa. Hamecon pour pecher les bonites, en os ou en nacre. Leurre (pour la pêche à la traîne); lure (for dragline fishing) (Atl). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Paa Fish-hook (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Paa mataʔu Fishing with trolling lure (Dye)
Niue Paa Shell fish-hook for bonito (McE)
Niue Paa/takua Rod and hook for fishing bonito (Wbr)
Nukuoro Baa Pearl shell (Crl)
Pukapuka Paa Fishing lure made from pearl-shell (Mta)
Rennellese Paa Cut and prepare turtle shell ornaments Problematic (Ebt)
Rennellese Paa/isu Nose ring (Ebt)
Samoan Paa Spinner and hook (Prt)
Sikaiana Paa Turtle or pearl shell tuna fishhook (Dnr)
Takuu Paa Fish hook made from oyster shell or stone (Mle)
Tikopia Paa Bonito lure (Fth)
Tokelau Paa Fish lures made of shells (Sma)
Tongan Paa Fish-hook, esp. paa 'atu (for bonito) and paa fakatele (trolling-hook) (Cwd)
Tongan Pa A certain kind of fish-hook, made of tortoise shell and mother of pearl shell, on which no bait is put... (Mar)
Tuvalu Paa Trolling hook for bonito (Rby)
Waya Baa Trolling line with lure (Ply)

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