Protoform: NOFU [MP] Stonefish (Scorpaenopsis sp.)

Description: Stonefish (Scorpaenopsis sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*2 PCP *novu (Gty.1984).
*4 POC *(n~,n)opu(q) "Synanceia spp., stonefishes" (LPO IV:119).
*5 PMP *nepuq "stonefish" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Nopu Stonefish (Fbg)
East Futuna Nofu Stonefish (Scorpaenopsis sp.) (Mfr)
East Uvea Nofu Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) (Rch)
Easter Island Nohu Scorpionfishes (Scorpaena orgila, Sebastopistes pascuensis) (Rce)
Easter Island Nohu Scorpionfishes (Scorpaena, Scorpaenodes, Sebastapistes spp.) (Rce)
Easter Island Nohu iti iti Frogfishes (Antennarius spp.) (Rce)
Emae Nofu Stonefish (Cpl)
Fijian Novu Fish of ashen colour with rough horny skin (Hkt)
Hawaiian Nohu Fish sp., Scorpion fish (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Nohu Scorpion fish (Scorpaenopsis gibbosus) (Lbr)
Kwaraʔae Nofu Fish sp (???)
Luangiua ŋohu Fish sp. (Smd)
Mangaia Noʔu A spiny, poisonous fish (Chn)
Mangareva Noʔu Stonefish. Poisson: Scorpaenopsis gibbosus (Scorpaenidae) (Rch)
Marquesas Nohu petipeti (MQS) Poisson dragon (Lch)
Marquesas Nohu patuki (MQN) Poisson scorpion (Lch)
Marquesas Nohu/nohu (MQN), ʔonohu, ʔorohu (MQS) Poisson scorpion de la famille des scorpaenidés (Lch)
Marquesas Nohu Esp. de poisson. Poisson-pierre, stonefish (Atl). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Nohu Fish with poisonous spines, reddish in colour (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Nofu (Scorpaenopsis diabolus) (Dye)
Niue Nofu Fish spp.: Scorpion fish (Scorpaeonidae); stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) (Sph)
Nuguria Nohu Stonefish (Dvl)
Nukuoro Nohu Stone fish (Crl)
Penrhyn Nofu Stonefish; reef stonefish, poison scorpionfish (Synaceia verrucosa and other species) (Sta)
Pukapuka Nou Stonefish (Bge)
Rarotongan Noʔu Stonefish (Bse)
Rennellese Nohu A poisonous fish (Ebt)
Rotuman Nohu Stonefish, scorpionfish (Smt)
Roviana Novu A rock fish dreaded on account of its poisonous spikes (Whe)
Samoan Nofu Scorpion fish (Prt)
Sikaiana Nohu Stonefish (Dnr)
Tahitian Nohu Synancée ou poisson-pierre, famille des Scorpaenidae (Synanceja verucosa) (Lmt)
Takuu N/nehu Stonefish, scorpion fish Phonologically Irregular (Mle)
Tikopia Nofu Stonefish (Scorpaenopsis cirrhosus) (Fth)
Tokelau Nofu Stonefish sp. (Hpr)
Tongan Nofu Fish with poisonous spikes (Cwd)
Tuamotu Nohu Fish sp (Stn)
Tupuaki Nohu Synanceija verrucosa (Atn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Nehu Stone-fish Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Futuna Nofu Scorpion fish. (Sebastapistes sp.) (Rve). (Clk)
West Uvea Nofu Poisson (Scorpène) (Hmn)

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