Protoform: SIPA.1 [NP] A small or immature Flying-fish

Description: A small or immature Flying-fish
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*4 POC *sipa "Hemiramphus sp." (LPO IV:50).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tipa/ i maaroro Immature flying-fish (Fbg)
Kapingamarangi Hiba Flying fish (Small) (Lbr)
Luangiua Sipa Short-finned flying fish (Smd)
Moriori Hipa A bird (GNZMMSS18) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Shd)
Niue Hipa Young, small flying-fish Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria S(i)/sipa, h(i)/hipa A sea creature similar to jellyfish, but it doesn't stink [sc. sting?] (it has a sail and sails on the sea, blue and round, and it has its season) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Nuguria Hipa Flying fish (Dvl)
Nukuoro Siba Small flying fish (Crl)
Pukapuka Yipa Young flying-fish (Hpr)
Rennellese Sipa Small flying fish (Ebt)
Samoan Sipa Fish sp (Prt)
Sikaiana Sipa A small flying fish sp (Dnr)
Takuu S/sipa Fish sp., a distinct species of flying fish, or the juvenile growth stage of the ssahe (Mle)
Tikopia Sipa Fish sp (Fth)
Tokelau Hipa A small or young flying-fish (Sma)
Tuvalu Hipa Small Flying-fish sp (Rby)

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