Protoform: TALA.4 [PN] Tern species (Sterna lunata) (Thalassius bergii)

Description: Tern species (Sterna lunata) (Thalassius bergii)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Tala Sterne, hirondelle de mer (Sterna) (Myr)
Emae Tara Tern (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kala Gray-backed tern, (Sterna lunata) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Tara Bridle tern (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Dala Grey-backed tern (Lbr)
Luangiua Kala Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii) (Bsm)
Luangiua Kala/hola Seagull (black back, white belly) (Smd)
Mangareva Tara/ra Nom d'un oiseau de mer (Thalassius bergii); voix âcre; pleurer amèrement (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tara Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (McC)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tara Sea bird (Sve)
Marquesas Taʔa (MQS), tara (MQN), taraka (Ua Pou) Tern. Sterne fuligineuse, oiseau de la famille des laridés. Sooty tern, Sterna fuscata. Sterne à dos gris; Spectacled (Gray-backed) Tern, Sterna lunata. (Atl). Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Tara Tern (Sterna striata) (Wms)
Niue Tala A seabird (grey, about the size of a taketake [white tern], flies in a flock). (Rarely seen (Sph.). (McE)
Nuguria Tara A kind of seagull (Dvl)
Nuguria Te/tana Greater crested tern (Hdn)
Nukumanu Tara/hora Greater crested tern (Hdn)
Nukumanu Tara/auri Sooty/bridled tern (Hdn)
Nukuoro Dala Bird sp., tern? (Crl)
Penrhyn Tara Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (Cbl)
Pukapuka Tala (Sterna lunata) (Bge)
Pukapuka Tala/wue Sterna sp. poss. Crested tern, Sterna bergii (Sby)
Rarotongan Tara Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (common on Suwarrow) (Bse)
Rennellese Taga Crested tern, (Thalassius bergii cristata) [Stephens] (Ebt)
Samoan Tala A seabird (Prt)
Sikaiana Tala (Thalassius bergii) (Clk)
Tahitian Tara-papa Sterne huppée (Thalassius bergii) (Lmt)
Takuu Tara moana Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii) (Hwd)
Takuu Tara fora Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (Hwd)
Takuu Tara Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii) (Mle)
Takuu Tara hora Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (Mle)
Takuu Tara moana Sooty or Bridled Tern (Sterna sp.) (not usually seen close to Takuu) (Mle)
Tikopia Tara Sooty tern (Sterna fuscata) (Fth)
Tokelau Tala(gogo) Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) (Sma)
Tongan Tala Kind of sea-gull (Thalassius bergii) (Clk)
Tuamotu Tara Gray-backed tern (Sterna lunata?) (Stn)
Tuvalu Tala (Thalassius bergii) (Clk)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tala Sea-gull. A diving sea-bird (Lch). (Hvn)

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