Protoform: QAUA.1 [MP] Fish sp., a kind of mullet

Description: Fish sp., a kind of mullet
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> CE *uoa "mullet-like fish"
*1 Syn. PN *fuafua.3 "young mullet or mullet-like sp."
*2 PCP *?aua "juvenile mullet" (Gty1990b).
*3 PEO *?aRua "fish, juvenile Mugil, (mullet)" (Gty. 1990:82).
*4 POC *(k,q)aRua(s) "mullet (generic)" (LPO IV:59).
*5 PMP *qaRuas "young growth stage of mullet" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Aua Poissons: "mulet carrelé" (Chelon vaigiensis); "mulet" (petit) (Crenimugil crenilabis) (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔAua Nom de poisson (Guerres acinaces); (Liza macrolepis) when length of index finger (Rch)
East Uvea ʔAua/mui (Liza macrolepis) [Smith] when length of hand (Rch)
Kapingamarangi Hu/oua/ Young mullet (Hpr)
Luangiua Aua Fish sp. (miniature grey linga) (Tbs)
Mangaia Aua vaʔa roa Silvery Mullet (Neomyxus chaptalli) (Cek)
New Zealand Maori Aua Yellow-eyed Mullet (Agonostomus forsteri) (Wms)
Niuatoputapu ʔAua Mullet (Dye)
Pukapuka Aua Mullet sp. (Mugil cephalus) (Bge)
Raʔivavae Aua A variety of small whitish fish (Stn)
Rapa Aua/re A fish, the small mullet (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔAua Small, silvery-grey fish ; (Neomyxus chaptalii) when small (Hpr)
Samoan Aua Mugil sp. (Hpr)
Tahitian Aua (Valamugil engeli) of intermediate size. Poisson de la famille des Mugilidae (Crenimugil crenilabis), quand il est de taille intermédiaire entre ' oorie et tehu (Lmt) (Rdl)
Takuu Aua Silver Mullet or Sea Mullet (Mugil cephalus) when very small (Mle)
Tokelau Aua Silvery mullet (Neomyxus chaptalii) (Hpr)
Tongan ʔAua Mullet sp. (Hpr)
West Uvea Aua Poisson: petit mulet (Mugilidés) (Hmn)

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