Protoform: FAAFAA-LUA [NP] Manta ray (Manta sp.)

Description: Manta ray (Manta sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Haahaalua Manta Ray, Sea Devil (Manta alfredi) (Pki)
Mangareva ʔA ʔarua Manta Ray or Devilfish (Rch)
Marquesas Haahaaʔua (Manta alfredi), Manta Ray (Hpr)
Nuguria Hai-hai-rua Devil fish Phonologically Irregular (Dvl)
Penrhyn Haahaarua Manta Ray (Sta)
Pukapuka Waawaalua Manta Ray (Manta birostris) (Sby)
Raʔivavae Haharua A variety of giant ray: the manta (Stn)
Rarotongan ʔAaʔaarua Manta ray. (Bse)
Tahitian Faafaa/piti Manta ray (Manta alfredi) Problematic (Hpr)
Tokelau Faafaalua Eagle Ray (Aetobatis narinari) (Sma)
Tuamotu Fafaruua Variety of giant Manta Ray, the Devilfish (Manta birostris) (Stn)

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