Protoform: MANU-MANU [NP] Insect

Description: Insect
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*0 << PN *manu "living creature (excluding humans and fish)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Manumanu Animal and perhaps non-flying insect (Fbg)
Fijian Manumanu lailai Insect Problematic (Cpl)
Mangareva Manumanu Insect seen clinging to branches or fermenting substances (Rch)
Marquesas Manumanu An insect (Crk)
New Zealand Maori Manumanu Skate, ray sp Problematic (Wms)
Nukuoro Manumanu Insect sp (Crl)
Pukapuka Manumanu Insect (Bge)
Rarotongan Manumanu All small insects (Bse)
Rennellese Manumanu hogau Dragonfly (Ebt)
Rotuman Mạnmạnu Bird, insect or animal, etc., including all land and air creatures but no sea creatures (Cwd)
Samoan Manumanu Small birds (Prt)
Tahitian Manumanu Insecte, microbe. Worms, insects, creeping things (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tuamotu Manumanu Bug, insect (Stn)

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