Protoform: QUUQUU [MP] Coconut crab (Birgus latro)

Description: Coconut crab (Birgus latro)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *qayuyu "Birgus latro, coconut crab" (LPO IV:169).
*5 PMP *juju (Dpf).
*5 PMP *qayuyu "coconut crab, Birgus latro" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Uuuu Coconut Crab (Yen)
Bugotu Urio Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) Problematic (Ivs)
East Futuna ʔUuʔuu Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) (Bgs)
East Uvea ʔUuʔuu Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) (Rch)
Emae Uu Coconut Crab (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Wuuwuu Coconut Crab (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Uu Coconut crab (Lbr)
Luangiua Uu Coconut Crab (Smd)
Nuguria Uu Coconut crab (edible) (Dvl)
Rennellese ʔUuʔuu Large sea crab (Ebt)
Rotuman Aruru Large crab able to husk a coconut (Cwd)
Saʔa A/susu Coconut Crab (Ivs)
Samoan Uuuu Coconut crab (Prt)
Sikaiana Uu Coconut crab (Dnr)
Takuu Uu Coconut Crab [Birgus latro] (Mle)
Tikopia Uu Coconut crab (Birgus latro) (Fth)
Tongan ʔUuʔuu Giant land-crab (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Uu The robber-crab (Birgus latro) ; coconut crab (Ray)
West Uvea Uu Crabe de cocotier (Birgus latro) (Hmn)

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