Protoform: PIPI.1 [MP] A bivalve shellfish

Description: A bivalve shellfish
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*3 PEO *pipi "kind of shellfish" (Gty. 1983).
*5 PMP *bibi "bivalve mollusk sp., lucine clam" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pipi Bivalve shellfish (Yen)
East Futuna Pipi Shellfish sp. (Gzl)
East Uvea Pipi Espece de coquillage (Veneridae) (Haliotidae) (Rch)
Easter Island Pipi Any small sea-snail (Fts)
Hawaiian Pipi Shellfish sp (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Pipi General term for small clams (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Bibi Mollusc sp.: Asaphis arenosa (Lbr)
Luangiua Pipi Shellfish (Smd)
Luangiua Piipii Shell sp. Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva Pipi Petit coquillage qu'on trouve sur les bords de mer. Small shellfish, mussel-shaped (Tgr). (Rch)
Mangareva Pipi/pipi Nacre très jeune (Rch)
Marquesas Pipi Univalve shell species. Nom générique des coquillages; bouton, perle; poulie (Lch). (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Pipi (Chione stutchburyi), (amphidesma australe) (Wms)
Nukuoro Bibi (Cyclotinella remies), tellinidae spp (Crl)
Penrhyn Pipi Oyster shell; small shellfish, tree oyster (Isognomon spp.) (Sta)
Pukapuka Pipi Generic names for clams (Bge)
Rapa Pipi A bivalve (Tellina rugosa), and a smaller species of the same genus (Sks)
Rarotongan Pipi Term applied to a number of small, ribbed, cockle-like bivalves (Bse)
Rennellese Pipi Circular bivalves (Ebt)
Samoan Pipi Shellfish sp (Prt)
Sikaiana Pipi Shellfish sp. (Sps)
Tahitian Pipi Coquillage ressemblant à une petite nacre et qui donne des perles appelées poe pipi (Aca)
Takuu Ppii Round edible bivalve found individually on the reef (Mle)
Tikopia Pipi Bivalve shellfish of many species (Fth)
Tokelau Pipi A mollusc (Asaphis sp.) (Sma)
Tongan Pipi Shellfish sp (Cwd)
Tuamotu Pipi Shellfish sp (Stn)
Tuvalu Pipi (Natica albula), (Nerita spp.), (Asaphis sp.) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Pipi Bivalve, Anadara sp. (Lch)
West Futuna Pipi Fish sp. (Cpl)
West Uvea Pipi Mollusque bivalve, généralement blanc, le plus souvent une palourde (Arcidé), utilisée pour les poids du filet (en particulier Arca scapha)...mais aussi des Cardidés ... [Heo Dialect]; râpe pour les cocos (Hmn)

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