Protoform: ANE [AN] White ant, termite

Description: White ant, termite
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*4 POC *ane "termite" (LPO IV:394).
*5 PMP *anay "termite" (Blust 2002).
*6 PAN *aNay "white ant, termite" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Arosi Ane White-ant (Fox)
Arosi Sane White-ant (Fox)
East Uvea Ane Insecte qui ronge l'etoffe (Btn)
Fijian Yane Moth sp (Cpl)
Hawaiian Ane Mite (Pki)
Hawaiian Aanea Moth-eaten (Pki)
Kwaraʔae Sane White-ant, Termite (Shn)
Lau Sane White-ant (Fox)
Luangiua Aŋe Venereal disease Uncertain Semantic Connection (Smd)
New Zealand Maori H/ane/ Rotten, as wood (Bgs)
Nggela Ane White-ant (Fox)
Rarotongan Ane White ant (Sve)
Rennellese Ane Termite nest, termites (Ebt)
Saʔa S/ane White-ant (Ivs)
Saʔa S/ane/ʔa Eaten by white ants (Ivs)
Samoan Ane White ant, termite (Prt)
Sikaiana Ane White-ant (Sps)
Takuu Ane Seaweed sp. which causes itching when touched; stinging coral (Millepora platyphylla) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Mle)
Tikopia Ane Termite (Fth)
Tokelau Ane White ant (a pest that attacks wood) (Sma)
Tongan Ane Silverfish (Cwd)
Tongan Ane/a Moth-eaten (Cwd)
Tuvalu Ane Termite (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ane White ant (Hvn)

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