Protoform: PEEHAU [PN] Wing

Description: Wing
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. SO *pakakau
*8 Questionable etymology. All CE reflexes are equally compatible with *-fau, and PEN suggests it.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Peeheu Wing (Pki)
Mangareva Peʔau Ailes des oiseaux, et des insectes (Rch)
Mangareva Peʔau/ʔau Battre l'air avec les ailes (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Paehau Wing Phonologically Irregular (Krk)
Marquesas Peheu Aile (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Paihau Wing of a bird Phonologically Irregular (Wms)
Niue Peehau, peekau Wing. Wing of a bird or other flying creature (McE). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Penrhyn Peehau Wing, flipper Problematic (Sta)
Rarotongan Peeʔau Wing; pectoral fin (Bse)
Tahitian Pehau The fin of fish (Dvs)
Tuamotu Pehau Flipper of a turtle (Stn)

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