Protoform: LALAFI [EO] A fish, wrasse (Cheilinus sp.)

Description: A fish, wrasse (Cheilinus sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *qulafi "parrot fish sp."
*3 PEO *lapi "wrasse" (LPO IV:94).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Lalafi Cheilinus spp. (Rch)
Easter Island Rahai Sole (Solea vulgaris) Problematic (Fts)
Emae Rarafi Grouper (Cephalopholis pachycentron?) (Cpl)
Fijian Dradravi A fish (Cheilinus sp.) (Gty)
Kapingamarangi Llahi Fish sp. (Lbr)
Mangareva Raʔi Nom d'un poisson Borrowed (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Rarahi A fish (Auchenoceros punctatus) (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Lalafi Fish sp. (Dye)
Nukuoro Llahi Fish sp. (Crl)
Penrhyn Rahi Long-nosed parrotfish (Hipposcarus longiceps) Borrowed (Sta)
Pukapuka Lalawi Fish sp. (Cheilinus undulatus) (Sby)
Rennellese Lalawi Young (Cheilinus undulatus) Phonologically Irregular (Hpr)
Samoan Lalafi Fishes of genus Cheilinus when 6-12 inches long (Prt)
Takuu Llafi Fish sp. (Hwd)
Takuu Llahi Fish sp., possibly Green Wrasse (Notolabrus inscriptus) (Mle)
Tokelau Lalafi Early growth stage of Napoleon fish (Cheilinus undulatus) (Sma)
Tongan Lalafi Kind of fish (Scarus sp.) (Hpr)
Tuvalu Llafi Fish sp. (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Lahi A big fish (Hvn)

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