Protoform: QUNA [AN] Fish scale; turtle-shell

Description: Fish scale; turtle-shell
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *qunafi "fish scale; to scale fish"
*4 POC *qunap[i] "fishscale; turtle shell, fish hook" (LPO I:217, IV:131,268); PCEMP *qunap "scale of fish, turtle shell" (ACD).
*5 PMP *quhanap "scale of fish" (ACD).
*6 PAN *quSeNap "fish scale" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Una Turtle shell (Fbg)
Anuta Uno Fish scale Problematic (Fbg)
East Uvea ʔUno Ecaille (Rch)
Hawaiian Una Turtle shell (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Una Fish scale (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Tara/una/na Scale fish, remove scales (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Una Fish scale (Lbr)
Luangiua ŋuu/mea Turtle (Smd)
Luangiua ʔU/mea Tortoise [sic] (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Una honu Turtle shell (Bck)
Motu Una Fish scale (Lst)
Niuatoputapu ʔUno Fish scale (Dye)
Niue Una Turtle shell; comb (Sph)
Nuguria Una Turtle shell; ring (on finger) (Dvl)
Nuguria Una/mea Turtle (generic), also green sea-turtle... (Dvl)
Pukapuka Una Turtle shell (Bge)
Rarotongan Una Celluloid, plastic Problematic (Bse)
Rennellese ʔUna Outer shell, as of turtle... (Ebt)
Samoan Una Fish scale, tortoise-shell (Prt)
Samoan Iʔa una Hawk's bill turtle (Prt)
Sikaiana Una Shell of turtle (Dnr)
Takuu Una Turtleshell plate (Mle)
Takuu Una/mea General term for turtle (Mle)
Tikopia Una Carapace of marine turtle (Fth)
Tokelau Una Turtle shell; hawk's bill turtle (Sma)
Tongan ʔUno Fish scale, turtle shell (Cwd)
Tongan Oono Scale of a fish, tortoise-shell (Mar)
Tuamotu U(u)na Fish scale, tortoise shell ornament (Stn)
Tuvalu Una Turtle shell (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Malamala/una Turtle shell (Grn)

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