Protoform: KASI.2 [PN] A tuna, perhaps yellow-finned tuna (Neothunnus macropterus)

Description: A tuna, perhaps yellow-finned tuna (Neothunnus macropterus)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Kahi Tuna fish (Fts)
Hawaiian ʔAhi Tuna (especially yellow-finned, Neothunnus macropterus) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Gahi-di-awa Fish sp., tuna (Lbr)
Mangaia ʔAʔai Tuna, albacore, yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacores et al) Problematic (Sta)
Mangareva ʔAʔaʔi Poisson, Xyphias gladius Linnaeus Borrowed (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ka/kahi Albacore; tuna fish (Bck)
Marquesas Kahi Fish species. Thon à nageoires jaunes, poisson de la famille des scombridés (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Kaa/kahi/ Species of whale or large porpoise (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Kahi/kahi Fish sp. (Dye)
Penrhyn Ka/kasi Tuna (Thunnus spp.) (Sta)
Penrhyn Ka/kahi/ Albacore (Germo germo (Lacepede)) Problematic (Sta)
Pukapuka Ka/kayi Yellowfin Tuna (archaic form) (Sby)
Samoan ʔAsi/ʔasi A fish (Prt)
Tahitian ʔA/ʔahi Thon (Thunnus albacarea) (Lmt)
Tokelau Ka/kahi Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) (Sma)
Tokelau Kahi/kahi Yellowfin tuna when under two feet long (Sma)
Tongan Kahi/kahi A kind of fish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ka/kahi Albacore (Stn)
Tupuaki A/ahi Albicore, Germo germo (Atn)
Tuvalu Kasi A fish (Rby)
West Futuna Pwaru/kasi (Rastrelliger kanagurta) [Indian mackerel] (Rve). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rve)
West Futuna Kasi (Scomber japonicus [Pacific Chub Mackerel]) (Rve) (Rve)

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