Protoform: MEI.2 [AN] Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis): *m(a,e)i

Description: Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis): *m(a,e)i
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*3 PROC *maRi "breadfruit" (LPO III:285)(Gty. 1990:64).
*6 PAN *kama(9)(cs)i "breadfruit" (Bst.1970).
*8 Note: Breadfruit was absent in Niuee (Smith). Geraghty attributes PN reflexes to borrowing.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Yen)
East Futuna Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Mfr)
East Uvea Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Rch)
Emae Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Cpl)
Gilbertese Mai (Artocarpus altilis) (Whr)
Mangareva Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Rch)
Mangareva Tu/mei Arbre à pain (Artocarpus altilis) (Rch)
Marquesas Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis). Fruit à pain (Lch). (Dln)
Niuafoʔou Mei Breadfruit (Dye)
Niue Mei Breadfruit. Fruit à pain (Artocarpus altilis). Problematic (Sph)
Rennellese Mei Breadfruit, (Artocarpus altilis) (Ebt)
Tahitian Mai/ore Ancien nom de l'arbre à pain (Lmt)
Tikopia Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Fth)
Tongan Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Cwd)
Tongan Me The bread-fruit, or tree (Mar)
Tupuaki Mai/ore Artocarpus incisa (Atn)
Tuvalu Mei Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) (Rby)
Tuvalu Mai The breadfruit tree (Rby)
West Uvea Mei Arbre/fruit à pain (Artocarpus altilis)... (Hmn)

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