Protoform: QAGA.2 [NP] Shell

Description: Shell
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *gaqa-ti "shell, etc"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Kapingamarangi Anga Empty, hollow; outer shell of breadfruit seed (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Anga Hard outer covering, shell, husk (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Anga/anga Head (Wms)
Nukuoro Anga/anga- (Finger or toe) nail (Crl)
Penrhyn Anga Shell; empty container, anything like a shell (Sta)
Rarotongan Anga General term for sea shells; fish trap (Bse)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anga A shell. Small edible shell, horned helmet (Charonia tritonis) (Hnh). (Hvn)
West Futuna Ga(ga)/ika Shell fish, reef life (Dty)

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