Protoform: PUNUA [PN] Young (especially of birds), nestling

Description: Young (especially of birds), nestling
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Punua Young, of tropic bird only (Bgs)
Easter Island Manu /punua/ Pajarito tierno (Fts)
Easter Island Punua Picotear las gallinas los huevos empollados para que salgan los polluelos (Fts)
Hawaiian Puunua Young bird/child (Pki)
Luangiua Puŋua Baby bird (Smd)
Mangareva Punua Young of birds or animals. Les petits des oiseaux et des animaux (Jnu)
Marquesas Punua Petit d'animal (Dln)
Marquesas Bunúa A young pig or chicken (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Punua Young of bird/animal (Wms)
Niue Punua Young, offspring (of animals); consequence, outcome (Sph)
Nukumanu Punua, pu/punua Young (of animal), chicks (Trt)
Nukuoro Bunua Young bird raised as pet (Crl)
Penrhyn Pinia Young animal Problematic (Sta)
Penrhyn Punua Young animal (from Rarotongan) Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Punua Young of non-humans (Mta)
Rarotongan Punua Young of bird/animal (not usual re humans) (Bse)
Rennellese Punua Young, (of people and other fauna) (Ebt)
Rotuman Punua Chick, young (of seabirs) (Cwd)
Samoan Punua/manu Young bird (Prt)
Sikaiana Punua Young, small, little, of animals: punua kulii, ‘puppy’; punua moa, ‘chick’; punua piki, ‘piglet’ (Dnr)
Tahitian Punua Petit animal (Jsn)
Takuu Punua Young bird, fledgling; young animal (Mle)
Tikopia Punua Young, of fish, birds (Fth)
Tokelau Punua Young of a bird, animal or shark (Sma)
Tuamotu Punuua Young of certain animals, human infant (Stn)
Tuvalu Punua Young (of bird or mammal) (Rby)
Waya Bunu Be cut or plucked off, pruned Problematic (Ply)

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