Protoform: TAUTU [MP] Porcupine Fish (Diodon hystrix) and related spp. : *ta(a)(q)utu

Description: Porcupine Fish (Diodon hystrix) and related spp. : *ta(a)(q)utu
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to MP: Malayo-Polynesian
Notes:

*2 PCP *taautu "a fish (Diodon sp.)".
*4 POC *taRutu(m,9) "Diodon spp., porcupinefish" (LPO IV:125).
*5 PMP *taRutum "porcupine fish, puffer fish, Diodon sp." (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taaʔutu Balloonfish (Bgs)
East Futuna Tautu Poissons: "diodon porc-épic" (Diodon hystrix); "diodon tacheté" (Diodon holacanthus) (Mfr)
East Uvea Tautu/fala Diodontidae (Porcupine Fishes), larger growth stage (Rch)
East Uvea Tautu Diodontidae (Porcupine Fishes), smaller growth stage (Rch)
Emae Tautu Fish sp., puffer, Diodon hustrix (Cpl)
Kapingamarangi Doudu Spiny Puffer Fish (Lbr)
Luangiua Kauku Porcupine Fish (Smd)
Luangiua Save kauku Long finned gurnard (Smd)
Niuatoputapu Toutu Spiny puffer (Dye)
Niue Toutu Porcupine fish (Diodon sp.) (rarely caught) (Sph)
Nuguria Tautu Porcupine fish (puffing fish) (Dvl)
Nukuoro Daudu Spiny Puffer Fish (Crl)
Rennellese Tautu Diodon sp (Ebt)
Rotuman Faufu Kind of fish which inflates itself when caught; covered with spikes like a porcupine (Cwd)
Samoan Tautu Porcupine Fish (Prt)
Sikaiana Taautu Fish sp. (Sps)
Takuu Tautu Porcupine fish [Diodon hystrix] (Mle)
Tikopia Tautu Porcupine fish (Diodon hystrix) (Fth)
Tokelau Tautu Diodon hystrix, porcupine fish (Hpr)
Tongan Toutu A kind of fish (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tautuu Spiny puffer fish (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tautu Porcupinefish (Hvn)
West Futuna Tautu Spiny puffer fish (Diodon) (Fkm)
West Futuna Tautu/rere (Dactyloptena papilio) [Butterfly flying gurnard] Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rve)
West Uvea Tautu Poisson ballon à piquants (Diodon histrix l.) (Hmn)

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