Protoform: QUNAFI [AN] To scale fish; fish scale

Description: To scale fish; fish scale
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *quna "fish scale; turtle shell"
*4 POC *qunap "fish-scale; to scale fish" (LPO I:166).
*5 PMP *qunap "scales" (Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna ʔUnafi Fish scale (Bgs)
Easter Island ʔUunahi Fish scale (Fts)
Emae Unafi Scale of fish (Cpl)
Hawaiian Unahi Scales of a fish; scaly; to scale (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Unahi Scale fish (Lbr)
Lau Unafa Scale fish (Ivs)
Luangiua Uŋahi Scales of fish (Smd)
Luangiua ʔUŋahi Fish scales, turtle shell Problematic (Smd)
Mangareva Unaʔi. Uunaʔi (Rch). Fish scale; to scale fish. Ecaille de poisson (Rch). (Jnu)
Marquesas Unahi Ecaille (des poissons), écailler (Dln)
Motu Unahi-a To scale a fish (Lst)
New Zealand Maori Unahi Scale of fish etc.; scale fish (v) (Wms)
Niue Inafi To scale a fish (Motu dial) Phonologically Irregular (McE)
Niue H/inafi Fish scale, to scale a fish Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Unafi Fish scales (Ray)
Nuguria Na/unahi Fell (Ths)
Nuguria Unahi Fish scales; scale (fish) (vt) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Unahi Fish scale (Crl)
Penrhyn Unahi Fish scale (Sta)
Penrhyn Uunahi Scales (of fish); to scale (Sta)
Pukapuka Unawi Fish scales (Bge)
Rarotongan Unaʔi To scale fish, fish scale (Bse)
Rennellese ʔUnahi Scale (v) fish, scales (Ebt)
Rotuman Unehi Scale fish (Cwd)
Saʔa Unehi Scale fish (Ivs)
Samoan Unafi To scale fish (Prt)
Sikaiana Unahi Fish scale (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔUunahi Ecailler le poisson Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Takuu Unahi Scale of fish; to scale a fish (Mle)
Tikopia Unafi Fish scale; remove scales (Fth)
Tokelau Unafi Scale (n,v) (Sma)
Tuamotu Unahi To scale fish (Stn)
Tuvalu Unafi Fish scale (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Unahi Scale of fish (Hvn)
Waya Nive Fish scale Problematic (Ply)
West Futuna Na/unafi Scale of fish (Dty)
West Futuna ((H)nu)nafi/a To remove fish scales, scale fish (Dty)
West Uvea Unafi-a Écailles de poisson, écailler poisson (Hmn)

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