Protoform: HAKU [PN] Garfish (Belonidae)

Description: Garfish (Belonidae)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *saku-laa "swordfish"
*4 POC *saku "needlefishes, garfishes, long toms (Belonidae)" (LPO IV:51).
*5 PMP *saku "needlefish" (Blust 2002).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aku Swordfish, large Needlefish (Yen)
East Futuna Aku (Sphyraenidae) (I) (Mfr)
East Uvea Haku Tylosurus crocodilus, Strongylura spp. Borrowed (Rch)
East Uvea Aku Garfish (Belone vulgaris) (Btn)
Easter Island Aku Fish (Chrysophrys aurata) (Fts)
Fijian Saku Fish (Platybelone sp., strongylurn sp.) (Rsr) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Aʔu Swordfish, garfish (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Agu Needle fish (Lbr)
Luangiua Aʔu Spearfish; fish motifs in tatoo (Smd)
Luangiua Aʔu Garfish or Pipefish (Tbs)
Mangareva Aku Poisson (Tylosurus crocodilus) (Rch)
Marquesas Aku Garfish (I) (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Haku Kingfish (Seriola grandis) Problematic (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Haku Belonidae sp. (Dye)
Niue Haku Any type of swordfish (Sph)
Niue Aku Long Tom, pipefish (Tylosurus crocodilus). Pipe fish (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Aku Needlefish (Dvl)
Penrhyn Aku A fish (Sta)
Pukapuka Aku Tylosurus and Strongylura spp. (Sby)
Pukapuka Aku/aku Platybelone sp. (Hpr)
Raʔivavae Aʔu A variety of billfish (Stn)
Rarotongan Aku Swordfish, Garfish (Bse)
Rennellese Aku Needlefish, threshfish (Ebt)
Samoan Aʔu Fish (Strongylura sp.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Aku Swordfish sp (Dnr)
Tahitian Aʔu Euleptorhamphus viridus (van hasselt). Ancien nom de l'aiguillette (Tylosorus crocodilus) (Lmt). (Rdl)
Tahitian Au A dangerous fish with a long snout, like the sword fish (Dvs)
Takuu Aku Needlefish or Longtom (Strongylura or Tylosurus indica) (Mle)
Tikopia Aku Tropical Garfish (Platybelone argalus) (Fth)
Tokelau Aku Fish sp.similar to Giant Needlefish (Strongylura sp.) (Sma)
Tongan Haku Young hakulaa (Cwd)
Tuamotu Aku Swordfish, garfish (Stn)
Tuvalu Aku Fish (Platybelone argalus) (Rby)
West Futuna Aku Kind of fish. Barracuda (Fkm). (Sphyraena spp. [barracuda]) (Rve) (Dty)
West Uvea Aku Poisson, ?aiguillette (Hémirhamphidé) (Hmn)

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