Protoform: KULA.1B [PN] Bird spp

Description: Bird spp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*2 PCP *kula "Collared Lory, Phygis solitarius" (LPO IV:329).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Kura Short, multi-coloured feathers of certain birds (Fts)
Fijian Kula(kula) Collared Lory (Phigys solitarius), Red-headed Parrot-finch (Erythrura cynanovirens) (Gty)
Hawaiian ʔUla Red-tailed bird (Pki)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tara/kura A bird: black, red marking on the neck (Sve)
Marquesas Kuʔa Red, bird species (Dln)
Nuguria Kura A kind of bird with red feathers (Dvl)
Nuguria Kuro A kind of parrot (Dvl)
Pukapuka Wulu kula Red feathers from western islands (Sby)
Rarotongan Kura/a Red-plumaged bird (Bse)
Rotuman Kura ? Tropic-bird (red phase) Borrowed (Cwd)
Tahitian Ura Red feathers formerly sacred to the gods (Dvs)
Tongan Kula Bird spp., feathers of same. (Cwd)
Tongan Coola A species of the paroquet; beads (Mar)
Tuamotu Kura Red-plumaged bird (???)
West Futuna Sara kura Parrot. Vini palmarum (loriquet des palmes) (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Kula Poil de roussette (Hmn)

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