Protoform: QUME [MP] Unicorn fish (Naso. spp.)

Description: Unicorn fish (Naso. spp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *qume "Naso unicornis, long-snouted unicornfish" (LPO IV:101).
*5 PMP *qumay "unicorn fish, Naso spp." (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna ʔUme Leather-jacket. Poisson: "nason brun" (Naso unicornis) (Mfr). (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔUme Fish (Naso spp.) (Rch)
Emae Ume Unicorn Fish (Naso sp.) (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔUme Surgeon-fish (Pki)
Lau ʔUme Black, flattish fish the size of a mullet (Fox)
Lau Ume Unicorn Fish (Ivs)
Luangiua Ume Fish sp. (brown 'trout' with purple vertical stripes and long whip tail) (Tbs)
Luangiua Uma Fish sp. Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangaia Ume (Naso spp.) (Cek)
Mangareva Ume Poisson: Kyphosus cinerascens or vaigiensis. A fish with a horn (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Mangareva Ume maori Poisson: Naso unicornis (Acanthuridae) (Rch)
Mangareva Ume rero Naso literatus (Acanthuridae) (Rch)
Marquesas Ume/puaka. Ume (puaka) (Lch). (Naso lituratus) [Bloch-schneider]. Nason, poisson de la famille des acanthuridés (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Ume Nason, unicornfish (Naso spp.) (Chf)
Namakir ʔIʔih Unicorn Fish (Sph)
Niuatoputapu ʔUme (Naso unicornis) (Dye)
Penrhyn Ume Trunk fish sp.; unicorn fish (Naso spp.) (Sta)
Pukapuka Ume Unicornfish (Naso spp.) (McC)
Rarotongan Ume Unicorn fish (Bse)
Rennellese ʔUme Perhaps unicorn fish (Ebt)
Samoan Ume Mature fish of naso genus (Prt)
Sikaiana Ume Fish sp., leatherjacket (Dnr)
Tahitian Ume Poisson de la famille des Acanthuridae (Naso unicornis) et espèces voisines qui portent une corne (Lmt)
Takuu Ume Unicorn fish [Naso unicornis] (Mle)
Tikopia Ume Brown Unicorn-fish (Naso unicornis) and N.hexacanthus (Fth)
Tokelau Ume Unicorn Fish (Naso sp.) (Hpr)
Tongan ʔUme Leather-jacket fish (Cwd)
Tongan Oome A seal (phoca) (Mar)
Tuamotu Ume Fish sp (Stn)
Tupuaki Ume Fish sp. (Acanthurus unicornus) (Atn)
Tuvalu Ume (Naso spp.) (Rby)
West Uvea Ume Poisson: Acanthuridé (avec/sans cornes) (Hmn)

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