Protoform: SALUFE [PN] Fern sp.: *(s,h)(a,u)(l,n)ufe

Description: Fern sp.: *(s,h)(a,u)(l,n)ufe
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> TA *aruhe
*1 Cf. PN *qanufe 'caterpillar'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Sulufe Nom d'une toute petite fougère Phonologically Irregular (Mfr)
East Uvea Hulufe Nom de plusieurs fougères (Nephrodium) Borrowed (Rch)
Hawaiian Uluhe, unuhe False staghorn fern (Dicranopteris, Hicriopteris, Sticherus) (Pki)
Luangiua Saluhe 3' bush, fragrant leaves (Smd)
Luangiua Saluhe Scaly Swordfern (Nephrolepsis sp.) Phonologically Irregular (Tbs)
Marquesas Uʔuhe uta, uʔuhe vaʔo Espèce de fougère. (Dryopteris longissima) (Brn) (Dln)
Niue Taga/hulufe Bundle of spears Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sph)
Nuguria Rruhe Straw grass (Dvl)
Nukumanu Huruhe/a Fern sp. (Tpi)
Nukuoro Lluhe. Ruhe (Crn). Sword fern (and possibly other spp.) Phonologically Irregular (Crl)
Pukapuka Yulue Fern mentioned in chants (Bge)
Sikaiana Suluhe A type of fern (Dnr)
Tongan Hulufe General name for ferns, most commonly applied to Nephrolepis hirsutula, indigenous sword fern (Whr)

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