Protoform: WERI [EP] Centipede

Description: Centipede
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EP: East Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *weli.1a "a venomous sea-creature"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Arosi Weri Thick, black millipede said to squirt a dye that blinds (Fox)
Easter Island Veri Myriapod, centipede . Not in (Chl)
Easter Island Veri-ʔarahu Scorpion (Wbr)
Marquesas Veʔi Cent-pieds, mille-pieds (myriapode) (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Weri Centipede (Wms)
Penrhyn Veri Centipede sp. with painful bite (Sta)
Pukapuka Veli Earth worm Problematic (Mta)
Rarotongan Veri Centipede (Bse)
Saʔa Hurihuri Scorpion (Ivs)
Tahitian Veri Cent-pieds, scolopendre (Scolopendra subspinipes) (Lmt)
Tuamotu Veri Variety of land centipede (Stn)

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