Protoform: TAFU-RAQA [MP] Whale

Description: Whale
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian

*0 >> NP *tafolaqa
*5 *d'ambu/ha!a[h] "Walfisch" (Dpf).
*8 Note: MAE and MFA "almost certainly an independent development" (Clk), i.e. not evidence of borrowing from TON.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Tafuraa Whale (Cpl)
Fijian Tavu/to Sperm Whale (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Tafuraa Whale (Clk)
Niuatoputapu Tofuaʔa Whale (Dye)
Niue Tafuaa Whale (Sph)
Rotuman Fahrara Kind of fish Problematic (Cwd)
Tongan Tofuaʔa Whale (Cwd)
Tongan Tofoá A whale (Mar)
Waya Tavu/to Whale (includes all large whales) (Ply)

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