Protoform: QALILI [MP] A univalve mollusc, (Turbo sp.)

Description: A univalve mollusc, (Turbo sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC qalili9 "Turbo petholatus, tapestry turban; possibly generic for several or all Turbo spp." (LPO IV:182).
*5 PMP *qalili9 "cateye shell" (ACD).
*7 PCM *éalili "Turban Shell"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta V/ariri/ Greensnail (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔAlili Univalve mollusc spp. (Bgs)
East Uvea Alili Turbo shell (Rch)
Emae Alili A mollusc (Turbo petholatus) Borrowed (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Alili A shellfish (Turbo petholatus) Borrowed (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Pono/ariri/ Operculum, cat's eye (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Alili A mollusc (Turbo sp.) (Lbr)
Lau Halili Shellfish (Ivs)
Mangaia Ariri Turban Shell (Turbo setosus) (Cek)
Mangareva Eriri A Turbo shell (Bck)
Niuatoputapu ʔElili Mollusc (Turbo sp.) (Dye)
Niue Alili/ Univalve mollusc, Cat's eye (Turbo sp.) (Sph)
Nuguria Ariri Shellfish sp. (used to eat raw) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Alili A mollusc, (Turbo argyrostoma) (Crl)
Penrhyn Ariri Turban snail (Turbo sp.); calyx of coconut (Sta)
Pukapuka Alili Periwinkle (Bge)
Rarotongan Ariri Shellfish sp., (Turbo pelliclatus) (Bse)
Rennellese ʔAgigi Turban shells as used for spoons (Ebt)
Rotuman Alili A kind of shellfish (Cwd)
Saʔa ʔälili Shellfish (Turbo petholatus) (Ivs)
Samoan Alili Mollusc (Turbo sp.) (Prt)
Tahitian Ariri Name of a small shell fish (Dvs)
Tikopia Alili Large Greensnail (Turbo marmoratus) Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Alili Mollusc (Turbo sp.) (Sma)
Tongan ʔElili Univalve shellfish with "cat's eye" operculum (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ariri Variety of edible shellfish, Turbo (Stn)
Tuvalu Alili (Turbo sp.) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Alili Turban shell (Hvn)
West Futuna Ariri Top shell, crested turban. Turbo (Rve). (Dty)
West Uvea Alili Coquillage: troca, Trochidé H.; Turbo M. (Hmn)

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