Protoform: PULELE-FUA [MP] Moth, butterfly

Description: Moth, butterfly
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> SO *lelefua, TO *lefio
*5 PMP *bulajlaj "Rüssel" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Pulelehua Butterfly, moth (Pki)
Mangareva Purereʔue Animal de petite taille Problematic (Rch)
Marquesas Puehua Sort de gros papillon nocturne (Dln)
Moriori Purehurehu Butterfly (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Puure(re)hua Moth (Wms)
Rarotongan Pure(re)ʔua Large moth sp. (Sve)
Tahitian Puurehua Papillon de nuit (Chromis erotus) (Lmt)
Tahitian Purehua A species of large snail Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvs)
Tupuaki Purehua Chaerocampa erotus and other moths (Atn)

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