Protoform: KAWA.3 [CP] A fish: Kawa(kawa)

Description: A fish: Kawa(kawa)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific
Notes:

*8 Note: Proto-Fijian *kawakawa "Labridae sp." (Gty.1990b).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kavakava Fish sp., small - medium (Mfr)
East Uvea Kavakava Therapon jarbua (Rch)
Fijian Kawakawa Yellow-finned groper (Cpl)
Fijian Qawaqawa A fish like the saqa, but with a yellowish tail and no teeth. Syn kawakawa (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAʔawa Wrasse (Bodianus bilunulatus) (Pki)
Luangiua Pou/ʔavaʔava Large fish sp. with yellow fins (Smd)
Luangiua Pu/ʔava/ʔava Crescent perch (Smd)
Mangareva Kavakava A red fish sp. (I) (Rch)
Niuatoputapu Kavakava (Terapon jarbua?) (Dye)
Nukuoro Gava/ligi Fish sp (Crl)
Penrhyn Kavakava Fish sp (Sta)
Rarotongan Kavakava A fish. Long-snouted, slender body with a grey stripe (Bse)
Rennellese Kaba Large fish sp (Ebt)
Rotuman ʔAva Kind of brownish fish . = `ao tube-mouthed fish spp. (Smt)
Rotuman Kav/kava A kind of fish Borrowed (Cwd)
Samoan ʔAvaʔava Terapon sp (Prt)
Sikaiana Kavakava Fish sp (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔAvaʔava (Malacanthus hoedtii) (Bleeker) (Rdl)
Takuu Kava Second growth stage of the barracuda (Mle)
Tongan Kavakava Scavenger fish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kavakava (Decapterus sanctoehelenae) (Stn)
Tuvalu Kava/liki Small to medium-sized fish sp. (Rby)

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