Protoform: KALI-KAO [NP] A univalve mollusc (Trochus sp.)

Description: A univalve mollusc (Trochus sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*8 Note. unexplained loss of k in MFA.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Karikau Trochus shell (Fbg)
East Futuna Kalikao Trochus (Mfr)
Emae Kalikao Trochus shell . Phonologically Irregular (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kariao Trochus shell (Clk)
Luangiua Aleʔiia Trochus Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangaia Karikao (Astraea rhodostoma) (Cek)
New Zealand Maori Karikawa (Cookia sulcata) a univalve mollusc Problematic (Wms)
Nuguria Karikau Armband aus Kokosfaser Problematic (Ths)
Nuguria Karikao Shellfish sp., Trochus (Dvl)
Rarotongan Karikao A reef mollusc with a very hard shell (Turbinidae) (Bse)
Rennellese Kagikao Give a war-cry (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAliʔao Top shell (Trochus pyramis) (Prt)
Takuu Karikao Fish-hook made of trochus shell used for bonito fishing (Mle)
Tikopia Kalikau Turban-shell (Trochus niloticus); arm-rings made from it (Fth)
Tikopia Karikao Armlet, ring (Drd)
Tongan Takaniko Trochus Problematic (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kalikao Trochus shell; shell arm ring . Trochus shell (Ray)
West Futuna Karikau Top shell, a common, edible shellfish with pyramid-shaped shell with purplish tint. Trochus shell spp. (Clk). (Dty)
West Futuna Karikao mara Tegula reine (coquillage) (Rve)
West Futuna Karikao Trocas (Rve)

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