Protoform: SEQE.1 [CP] Insect spp. including Mantis, Stick Insect, Locust

Description: Insect spp. including Mantis, Stick Insect, Locust
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PCP *je(?)(ei). "kind of insect" (Gty.1991).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tee/vao Grasshopper (Fbg)
Bugotu Cheche Grasshopper (Ivs)
East Futuna Seʔe/seʔeʔivaka Green mantis (?), or locust (Bgs)
Emae See Grasshopper (?) (Clk) (Cpl)
Mangareva He A kind of locust that devours the leaves of the coconut palm (Tgr)
Marquesas He Espece de cigale, orthoptère, qui se trouve sur les feuilles de cocotier (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Whee Stick-insect, mantis Phonologically Irregular (Wms)
Niue Hee Large flying grasshopper, cicada (McE)
Rarotongan ʔEe The phasma or spectre insect (Mantis) (Lopaphuscocophagus) (Sve); coconut stick insect (Graeffea crouanii) (Bse) (Sve)
Rennellese Seʔe A kind of small cricket, Gryllus sp. (Ebt)
Rotuman Jei Cricket (Cwd)
Samoan See Stick-insect (Mnr)
Tikopia Se Stick insect; ? mantis (Fth)
Tokelau Hee Locust, grasshopper (Sma)
Tongan Heʔe Locust, grasshopper (Cwd)
Tongan He A grasshopper (Mar)
Tuvalu See Insect found on coconut trees, toddy bug (Bsr) (Rby)
West Futuna Se Grasshopper, locust. Criquet (Rve). (Dty)

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