Protoform: UOA [CE] A mullet-like fish: *uo(u)a

Description: A mullet-like fish: *uo(u)a
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *qaua.1 (reduplicated?)
*1 Syn. PN *fuafua.3
*8 Note. PUK considered to be borrowed.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian (Uo)uoa A fish (Neomyxus chaptalii) known as the false mullet (Pki)
Mangareva Uooa Poisson: Neomyxus chaptallii (Mugilidae) (Rch)
Marquesas Uo/uoa Poisson (esp.) (Dln)
Pukapuka Uwoa Silvery /False Mullet (Neomyxus leuciscus) Problematic (Sby)
Rarotongan Uoa A fish, the false grey mullet (Bse)
Tuamotu Uooa A variety of fish; the mullet (Stn)

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