Protoform: LEI.1 [PN] Whale tooth, whale ivory

Description: Whale tooth, whale ivory
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Lei Whale tooth; shell necklace (Mfr)
East Uvea Lei Whale tooth (Rch)
Easter Island Rei A breast ornament (Fts)
Easter Island Rei/paa Mother of pearl (madreperla) (Kvt)
Hawaiian Lei Ivory necklace (Pki)
Mangareva Rei Whale tooth (Jnu)
Marquesas ʔEi Dent de cachalot et autres poissons (Dln)
Moriori Rei Sperm-whale tooth ornament (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rei Whale tooth, ivory, cherished possession (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Lei Whale's tooth (Dye)
Niue Lei Rattle, as shell ornament does Problematic (McE)
Nuguria Uma/rei Ear-ornament (Ray)
Nuguria Rei Necklace made of whale tooth (Dvl)
Pukapuka Lei Necklace or ornament (in chants) (Sby)
Rarotongan Rei Neck ornament, amulet etc (Bse)
Rennellese Gei Pendant of whale's bone (Ebt)
Rotuman Lei Whale tooth, ivory (Cwd)
Samoan Lei Whaletooth, whaletooth necklace (Prt)
Tahitian Rei Carved bow-piece of sailing canoe. Avant ou arrière d'une pirogue Problematic (Aca)
Takuu Rei Whale tooth (Mle)
Tikopia Rei Cylindrical ornament of bead type made from clam shell (Fth)
Tongan Lei Whale tooth, ivory (Cwd)
Tuamotu Rei Cherished possession, curved object (Stn)
Tuvalu Lei Whale tooth pendant (Rby)

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