Protoform: PULE.1 [MP] Cowrie shell

Description: Cowrie shell
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*4 POC *buli(q) "generic for cowries" (LPO IV:185).
*5 PMP *buliq "cowrie shell: Cypraea mauritiana" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pure. Puure (Fbg). Cowrie sp. (Yen)
East Futuna Pule Cowrie shells (I) (Mfr)
East Uvea Pule Pule. :Cowrie (Rch)
Easter Island Pure Sea-snail with a dark and shiny shell (Fts)
Emae Pure Small cowrie (Cpl)
Fijian Buli Cowrie-shell (Cpl)
Hawaiian Puule/ho Cowrie Problematic (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Pulepule Cowrie Problematic (Clk)
Luangiua Pule Cowrie shell. White cowrie shell (Ovula ovum) (Hbn). (Smd)
Marquesas Pue. Puʔe (Atl). Shellfish species. Coquillage, genre de porcelaine (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Púwe An instrument made of the tyger shell to scrape off the rind of the breadfruit (Crk)
Moriori Pure Flat side of scallop shell (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Pure Bivalve molluscs (Notovola novaezelandiae) and other Pectinidae (Wms)
Nggela Mbuli Cowrie (Fox)
Niue Pule Cowrie shell (Cypraea sp.) (Sph)
Nuguria Pure Mussel (Ray)
Nuguria Pure Shellfish sp.: Cowrie (Dvl)
Nukumanu Pure (kivakiva) Pearl Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Nukuoro Bule. Pune (Chr). Cowry shell spp.; vertebra (Crl)
Nukuoro Bule Cowry (Crl)
Pukapuka Pule/pule Type of marine shell (Bge)
Pukapuka Pule/pule Cowrie (Sby)
Rennellese Puge Cowries (Ebt)
Rotuman Pure Cowrie (Cwd)
Saʔa Puli Cowrie-shell (Ivs)
Samoan Pule Cowrie (Prt)
Sikaiana Pule Cowrie (Dnr)
Takuu Pure Cowry shell (Cypraea spp.); general name for inedible molluscs (Mle)
Tikopia Pule Cowrie Problematic (Fth)
Tikopia Pure Shells (Gaimard) Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Pule Cowrie (Sma)
Tongan Pule Cowrie (Cwd)
Tuvalu Pule (Pila conica) [Gray] (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hau/pule Shellfish, Monetaria moneta [money cowry] (Lch)
Waya Bulibuli Cowry shells (Ply)
West Futuna Pure (ANI) Shell. Cowrie shell spp. (Clk). (Dty)

36 entries found

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