Protoform: TAAPEA. [CP] A sea-snake or sea eel

Description: A sea-snake or sea eel
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PCP *daabea "a fish, a sea-eel or sea-snake" (Gty.1994).
*3 PROC *daabea "Gymnothorax, Moray eel" (LPO IV:45).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Daabea A large and dangerous sea-eel (Muraena sp.) . Kind of fish (Gymnothorax javanicus) (Gty)
Rennellese Taapea A parti-coloured sea-snake (Pelamis platurus) (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔApea A very long sea-snake (Cwd)

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