Protoform: WALU.2 [OC] Tuna sp

Description: Tuna sp
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PCP *walu (Gty.).
*4 POC *walu "Scombridae sp. or spp." (LPO IV:114).
*8 Note: PNP *walu "(Gymnosarda unicolor) [Rüppell] dog-tooth tuna" (Hpr.1994). See (Hpr. 1991 for comment on HAW meaning.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Varu Bonito, large fish sp. (Yen)
East Futuna Valu Poissons: "espadon" (Xyphias gladius); "bonite au dos rayé" (Euthynnus affinis) (Mfr)
East Uvea Valu Genus Thunnus, generic term (Rch)
Easter Island Vaʔu (Ruvettus pretiosus) Problematic (Fts)
Fijian Walu Large fish sp. (Scomberomorus commercon) [Lacepede] (Cpl)
Hawaiian Walu Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Walu Fish sp (Lbr)
Luangiua Valu Scaleless tuna (Smd)
Marquesas Vaʔu (Gymnosarda unicolor). Thon à dents de chien, poisson de la famille des scombidés (Lch). Dogtooth Tuna (Atl). (Dln)
Niuatoputapu Valu (Gymnosarda unicolor) (Dye)
Niue Valu Kingfish. Dogtooth tuna (Gymnosarda unicolor) (Sph). (McE)
Nukuoro Valu Large dangu fish (Crl)
Penrhyn Varu Tuna, fish sp (Sta)
Rarotongan Varu (Gymnosarda unicolor) (Hpr)
Rennellese Bagu/kango Skipjack and some other large tunas (Ebt)
Sikaiana Valu Kingfish sp (Dnr)
Tahitian Varu (Gymnosarda unicolor). The name of a fish (Dvs). (Hpr)
Tahitian Vaʔu Thon blanc (Gymnosarda unicolor) Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tikopia Varu Large sea fish (Fth)
Tokelau Valu (Gymnosarda unicolor), Dog-tooth Tuna when large (Hpr)
Tongan Valu General name for tuna (Cwd)
Tongan Valu louniu Wahoo (Cwd)
Tuamotu Varu (Sarda chilensis) (Stn)
Tuamotu Vau (Gymnosard unicolor) (Conte 1988:319) (Stn)
Tupuaki Vaʔu Fish sp. (large, blue, round) ?bonito (Atn)
Tuvalu Valu (Gymnosarda unicolor) (Bsr)
West Futuna Uaru/kago, uoru/kago. Waru/kago (Fkm). Tuna fish. Yellowfin tuna (Fkm). (Dty)
West Futuna Woru Tuna spp. (Euthynnus, Cybiosarda, Neothunnus) (Rve)

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