Protoform: KALEQA [PN] A univalve shellfish sp

Description: A univalve shellfish sp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kaleʔa An edible univalve mollusc (Bgs)
East Uvea Kalea Nom de coquillages de la famille des strombidae (Btn)
Emae Karea Conch shell sp. (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔOlee Conch shell (Charonia tritonis) (Pki)
Luangiua ʔOʔo/lea Collect shells (Smd)
Niuatoputapu Keleʔa Edible gastropod sp. (Trochus maculatus) (Dye)
Nuguria Karea Large shellfish sp. (Dvl)
Nukumanu Karea Trochus (Fbg)
Rarotongan Kareu Sp. of shellfish Problematic (Sve)
Rennellese Kageʔa Conus sp., sometimes eaten; also strombus sp. (Ebt)
Rennellese Kageʔa huguhugu Spider conch (lambis chiragra) (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAle The name of a shellfish Problematic (Prt)
Sikaiana Kalea Shellfish sp. (Sps)
Takuu Karea General term for various types of univalve molluscs. Conch-shell (Hwd). (Mle)
Tikopia Kaleea Small land snail, not eaten by Tikopia...Pythia scarabeus, Melampus flavus Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Kalea A small Cone-shell about 3 centimetres long (Sma)
Tongan Keleʔa Conch, conch-shell (often used as a trumpet) (Cwd)
Tongan Gelea A couch [sc. conch] (Mar)
Tuvalu Kalea Spider-shell (Lambis sp.) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kalea Trumpet shell (used to give signals for meetings, announcements, etc.) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kle/vihi Conch shell (Hvn)
West Futuna Karea Sea-snail, conch...; shell axe fashioned from the conch shell. Térèbre (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Kalea Mollusque gastéropode: Conidé à fond pointu et strombe sauteur (Strombus luhuanus) (Hmn)
West Uvea Fai/kalea Jeu de la toupie (Hmn)

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