Protoform: TALITALI-QULI [PN] Pilotfish, Remora (Echeneis naucrates (Hpr))

Description: Pilotfish, Remora (Echeneis naucrates (Hpr))
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *quli.1 "steer"
*8 Note. The Tahitian form tiatia may derive from Eng. "steer".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tali(Tali) ʔuli To steer a boat Problematic (Bgs)
East Uvea Talitaliʔuli Generic term for Echeneis and Remora (Suckerfish) (Rch)
Luangiua Kauliuli Slender Sucking-fish Phonologically Irregular (Smd)
Mangareva Kakariuri Poisson: (Echeneis naucrates) (Echeneidae) Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Tataiuʔi (MQN), tataivi Remora (Echeneis naucrates), poisson de la famille des écheneidés (Lch)
Niuatoputapu Teliteliʔuli Remora (Dye)
Niue Tolitoliuli Fish sp. (small black fish, attached to bigger fish, poss. cleaner wrasse) (Sph)
Penrhyn Taritari uri Shark sucker (Echeneis naucrates) (Sta)
Pukapuka Talitaliuli Echeneis naucrates (Bge)
Rarotongan Taritari-uriuri A small, dark fish, the shark-sucker or remora (Bse)
Rennellese Tagitagiʔugi Suckerfish, as on sharks (Ebt)
Samoan Talitaliuli Pilotfish (Echeneis naucrates) (Prt)
Tahitian Tiatia/uri Rémora, famille des Echeneidae (Echeneis naucrates) Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tokelau Talitaliuli Fish parasites incl. pilotfish, cleaner fish, and Remora (with name as above) (Sma)
Tokelau Teletelevakaniu Remora (Echeneis naucrates) Problematic (Sma)
Tongan Teliteliʔuli Pilotfish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kakari/uri/ Remora (Echeneis naucrates) (Stn)
West Uvea Taliuliuli Poisson: suçon [Heo Dialect] (Hmn)

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