Protoform: MOTU.B [OC] Island

Description: Island
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*4 POC *motus "island, detached reef" (LPO II:42).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Motu Island (Fbg)
East Futuna Motu Island (Mfr)
East Uvea Motu Islet (Rch)
Easter Island Motu Islet (Fts)
Emae Motu Shoal, isolated reef (Cpl)
Fijian Ya/motu/ Island on reef (Cpl)
Hawaiian Moku Island (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Motu Island; any reef island on which one is not at the time (Ebt)
Luangiua Moku Island (Smd)
Mangareva Motu Rock protruding from the sea (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Motu Islet (Krk)
Marquesas Motu Ile, terre (Dln)
Motu Motu/motu Island; detached portion of reef (Lst)
New Zealand Maori Motu Island (Wms)
Niue Motu Island, country, nation (Sph)
Nuguria Motu Island (Ray)
Nukuoro Modu Islet (on atoll) (Crl)
Penrhyn Motu An islet (Cbl)
Pukapuka Motu Islet on atoll; food reserve separated from the village (Sby)
Rarotongan Motu Island (Bse)
Rennellese Motu Island (Ebt)
Rotuman Mofu Rock (in the sea) (Cwd)
Samoan Motu Island (Prt)
Sikaiana Motu Islet (Dnr)
Tahitian Motu Île basse, îlot (Lmt)
Takuu Motu Island within an atoll; naturally occurring circular mound for planting taro, bananas etc.; small clearing of dry land in garden area (Mle)
Tikopia Motu Island, especially islet (Fth)
Tokelau Motu Island, islet (Sma)
Tongan Motu Island (Cwd)
Tongan Motoo Dependant islands (Mar)
Tuamotu Motu Island (Stn)
Tupuaki Motu toa Coral bank (Grn)
Tuvalu Motu Island, land (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Motu Island, village (Hvn)
Waya A/motu/ Islet (Ply)
West Futuna Motu Island; bunch, cluster, group; crowd, multitude. Petit ile habitée (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Ga/motu Forest, bush. Brousse, l'intérieur (Rve). (Dty)
West Futuna Fanua motu Petit ile inhabitée (Rve)
West Uvea Motu Île (Hmn)
West Uvea Fai/motu/ Islet (Hmn)

40 entries found

Download: Pollex-Text, XML Format.