Protoform: PEPE [OC] Butterfly

Description: Butterfly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*3 PEO *mpe(e)mpe(e) "butterfly" (Bgs.1965).
*4 POC *[kau]bebek "butterfly, moth" (LPO IV:378)
*5 PMP *be9be9 "butterfly" (Rss. 1988).
*6 Cf. PAN *qali-be9be9 "butterfly" (ACD).
*8 Note. Inherited status of ROT unclear.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pepe Butterfly (Yen)
East Futuna Pepe Butterfly (Bgs)
East Uvea Pepe Butterfly (Rch)
Easter Island Pepa Butterfly Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Emae Pepe Butterfly (Cpl)
Fijian Beebee Butterfly (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Pepe Butterfly, moth (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Bege Butterfly, moth Phonologically Irregular (Lbr)
Lau Bebe Moth, butterfly (Ivs)
Luangiua Haa/pepe/ Flutter wings (Smd)
Mangaia Pepe Moths and butterflies (Cek)
Mangaia Pepe/pepe Small moths (Cek)
Mangareva Pepe Butterfly (Rch)
Marquesas Pepe Papillon, phalène, nocturne (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Pepe Flutter, moth (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Pee/pepe/ Butterfly, moth (Wms)
Nguna Peepe Butterfly (Stz)
Niuafoʔou Pepe Butterfly (Dye)
Niue Pepe Butterfly (Sph)
Nuguria Pepe Butterfly, moth (Dvl)
Nukuoro Bebe Butterfly (Crl)
Penrhyn Pepe Butterfly, moth (Sta)
Pukapuka Pepe Dragonfly (Bge)
Rapa Pëpë Butterfly (Grn)
Rarotongan Pepe Butterfly (Bse)
Rennellese Pepe Butterflies, moths (Ebt)
Rotuman Pepe Butterfly (Cwd)
Saʔa Pepe Butterfly, moth (Ivs)
Samoan Pepe Butterfly (Prt)
Sikaiana Pep/pepe/ Butterfly (Dnr)
Tahitian Pepe Papillons de jour (Hypolimnas bolina, Euploca helcita) (Lmt)
Takuu Pepe Butterfly, moth (Hwd)
Takuu Ppee Generic term for butterfly, moths, hoppers (Mle)
Tikopia Pepe Butterfly, moth (Fth)
Tokelau Pepe Butterfly (Sma)
Tongan Pepe Butterfly (Cwd)
Tongan Bepe. Pepe. Butterfly (Mar)
Tuamotu Pepe Butterfly (Stn)
Tupuaki Pepe (Hypolimnas bolina) (Atn)
Tuvalu Pepe Butterfly (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ha/pepe, pe/pepe Butterfly (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hau/pepe Butterfly (Trn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va/pepe Butterfly, moth (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pepe Clitoris Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Waya Beebee Butterflies and moths (Ply)
West Futuna Pepe Butterfly (Dty)

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