Protoform: KUUKUU.1 [NP] Pigeon

Description: Pigeon
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangareva Kuukuu A pigeon said now to be extinct. Oiseau de terre: espèce de pigeon (Ptilinopus); n'existe plus à Mangareva (Rch). (Bck)
Marquesas Kuku Turtle dove, (Ptilinopus dupetithouarsii). Tourterelle verte, ptilope des Marquises, oiseau de la famille des colombidés (Lch). (Clk)
New Zealand Maori Kuukuu Pigeon (Tainui dialect) (Wms)
Niue Kukuu Noise of manutagi Problematic (Lws)
Tahitian ʔUuʔuu/ʔairaʔo Nom générique des pigeons; en particulier (Gallicolumba erythroptera) (Lmt)
Tikopia Kuukuu An unidentified bird, described as a dark petrel, but actual existence doubtful (Fth)
Tongan Kuukuu To coo (of the kulukulu) (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kuku Bird sp. (?pigeon) (Stn)
West Futuna Kuku Dove with red head. Pigeon (Ptilinopus spp.) (Rve). Problematic (Cpl)

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