Protoform: TAMANU [OC] A tree (Calophyllum sp.)

Description: A tree (Calophyllum sp.)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*2 PCP *damanu 'Calophyllum vitiense' (Geraghty 2004)
*4 POC *tamanu "Calophyllum sp." (LPO III:154).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tamanu Tamanou (Calophyllum neo-ebudicum) (Mfr)
Fijian Damanu (Calophyllum burmanni) (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kamani (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Pki)
Luangiua Kamaŋu A big tree (for canoes) (Smd)
Mangareva Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum). Arbre: Calophyllum inophyllum (Guttifères) (Rch). (Bck)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tamanu Tree - island mahogany (Sve)
Marquesas Temanu Large tree (I). Arbre majestueux...famille des guttifères (Lch). (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Atl). (Dln)
Niue Tamanu, tamani Tree sp. (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Sph)
Nukuoro Tamana A species of Calophyllum (Crn)
Penrhyn Tamanu Alexandrian laurel (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Sta)
Pukapuka Tamanu Another (foreign) name for wetau tree. Foreign tree name from islands to the west, for canoe making (Sby). (Bge)
Rarotongan Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Sve)
Rennellese Tanganu A tree (Elaeocarpus floridanus) used for house construction Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Tamanu The name of a tree (Maba sp.). (Calophyllum samoense) (Phm). (Prt)
Tahitian Taamanu Arbre appelé aussi `ati (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Lmt)
Takuu Tamanu A tree (Calophyllum sp.), which does not grow on the atoll, but drifting logs are made into canoes (Mle)
Tongan Tamanu Tree species. (Calophyllum neo-ebudicum) (Whr). (Cwd)
Tuamotu Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Stn)
Tupuaki Tamanu (Calophyllum inophyllum) (Atn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tamanu A big tree in the bush with small flowers; the wood is used for building canoes (Hvn)

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