Protoform: PUGA.1 [MP] Coral rock

Description: Coral rock
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*3 PEO *pu9a (Gty. 1983).
*4 POC *bu9a "smooth, round coral (LPO II:103; IV:208); "coral sponge" (ACD).
*5 PMP *bu9a na batu [flower of stone] "coral sponge" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Puga Coral rock (Mfr)
East Uvea Puga Corail, coraux (Rch)
Easter Island Puŋa Coral (Fts)
Emae Puga Coral (Cpl)
Fijian Vuga Coral rock (Cpl)
Hawaiian Puna Coral (Pki)
Mangaia Punga Coral (rock), (coral) lime (Chn)
Mangareva Puga A kind of madrepore (coral); breadfruit of which the flesh is scirrhous (Tgr)
Mangareva Puuga Pierre de corail (Rch)
Mangareva Puga/tara Poisson à demeure fixe sur le fond de la mer; étoile de mer Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Punga Hard coral (Bck)
Marquesas Puka (MQN), puna (MQS) Coral, lime. Chaux, corail; lime en acier (Lch). Lime, file (Atl). (Lch)
Moriori Punga/tei Pumice (Shd)
Mota Puŋa Coral (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Punga/punga Pumice (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Punga Anchor (Bgs)
Niue Puga Limestone, coral rock, plaster, whitewash; sinker (for fishing); to plaster (Sph)
Penrhyn Punga Coral; young soft coral; porite corals (Porites spp.); coral lime (Sta)
Pukapuka Punga Coral lime, rock (Bge)
Rapa Punga Lime sand stone (Sks)
Rarotongan Punga Coral (Bse)
Rennellese Punga Coral (Ebt)
Rotuman Puga Smooth, roundish pieces of coral or limestone (Cwd)
Samoan Puga Coral (Prt)
Sikaiana Puna Coral (Dnr)
Tahitian Puʔa Bloc de corail, "patate" de corail; chaux (Lmt)
Tikopia Punga Marine rock (probably coral) (Fth)
Tokelau Puga Coral, lime (Sma)
Tongan Punga Coral rock (Cwd)
Tuamotu Puŋa Coral rock (Stn)
Tuvalu Puga Rounded coral for lime (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Punga Smooth, big, round coral stone (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Puga/olovai Kind of coral used as grinder for coconut shell (Lch)
West Futuna Puga Brain coral, coral (Dty)
West Uvea Punga Coral (Leverd, 1916) (Hmn)

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