Protoform: KUKU.2 [OC] Mussel sp

Description: Mussel sp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*4 POC *kuku(r) "mussel sp. or spp., used as food grater or scraper" (LPO I:161; IV:192).
*5 PMP *kuDkuD "rasp, file" (Blust 1972b).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Kuku Mussel sp. (Mytilidae) (Mfr)
East Uvea Kuku Mussel sp (Rch)
Emae Kuku Mussel (Cpl)
Fijian Kuku Mussel sp (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kuku Crab sp. , small, red, edible Problematic (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Gugu Fish sp Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lbr)
Mangareva Kuku Mussel sp. (i) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kuku Shell sp. (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Kuku Mussel sp (Wms)
Nggela Gugu Mollusc sp (Fox)
Niue Kuku Mussel sp (Sph)
Penrhyn Kuku Mussell (Sta)
Rapa Pi/uu A bivalve (Modiolus sp.) from TAH Problematic (Sks)
Rarotongan Kuku Mussel sp (Bse)
Rennellese Kuku (Tellina discus) (Ebt)
Samoan ʔUʔu Mussel sp (Prt)
Sikaiana Kuku Mussel sp (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔUʔu Moule (lamellibranche) [Mytilus sp.] (Lmt)
Tongan Kuku Mussel sp (Cwd)
Tongan Coocoo The muscle (shellfish) (Mar)
Tuamotu Kuku Mussel sp (Stn)
West Futuna Kuku Mussel (Dty)
West Uvea Kuku Mollusque bivalve: moule (Mytilidé) (Hmn)

23 entries found

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