Protoform: WETE.2 [PN] Goatfish, Surmullet

Description: Goatfish, Surmullet
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*3 Cf. PCP *teu "k.o. goatfish" (Geraghty 2010)
*4 POC *tiqo "goatfish sp. or spp." (LPO IV:84).
*5 PAN *Ciqaw "goatfish" (Zorc 1994, Blust 2002).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Wetewete A mollusc (Oliva sp.) Borrowed (Cpl)
Hawaiian Weke Goatfish, Surmullet (Mullidae sp.) (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Wete (mhee) Goatfish sp. (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Wede/mee Goat fish sp. (Lbr)
Luangiua Veke Fish sp. (sandy shallow bottom, long, grey, with orange lateral line) (Tbs)
Mangareva Vete Poisson: barbillon, Mulloidichthys samoensis. A fish like a herring (Tgr). (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Vete Yellowfin Goatfish (Mulloidichthys vanicolensis) (Rakahanga). (McC)
Marquesas Vete. (Kao)vete (Atl). (Upeneue sulphureus). Surmulet appât (Lch). Surmulet; goatfish (Mulloidichthys spp.) (Atl). (Lvs)
Niuatoputapu Vete Goatfish (Dye)
Nukuoro Vede Goatfish (Crl)
Penrhyn Vete Yellow-striped goatfish, yellow-fin goatfish (Mulloidichthys flaviolineatus, Mulloides vanicolensis) (Sta)
Pukapuka Vete Yellowstripe Goatfish (Mulloidichthys flavolineatus) and Yellowfin Goatfish (M. vanicolensis) (McC)
Pukapuka Vete memea Large size of Gold-lined goatfish (Mulloides vanicolensis) (Sby)
Rarotongan Vete Kind of Goatfish. Yellowstripe Goatfish (Mulloidichthys flavolineatus) (McC). (Bse)
Rennellese Bete Some common spp. of Goatfish (Ebt)
Samoan Vete A fish (Mulloidichthys sp.) (Prt)
Sikaiana Vete Goatfish sp. (Dnr)
Tahitian Vete Barbillon, poisson de la famille des Mullidae (Mulloidichthys samoensis) quand il atteint une grande taille après être passé par le stade `oouma (Lmt)
Takuu Vete Goatfish [Mulloidichthys vanicolensis], the adult growth stage of the karo fish (Mle)
Tikopia Vete Goatfish (Mulloidichthys vanicolensis) (Fth)
Tokelau Vete Goatfish (Mulloidichthys samoensis) (Sma)
Tongan Vete Surmullet (Cwd)
Tuamotu Vete A whitish fish (Stn)
Tupuaki Vete Fish sp. (Mullidae) (Atn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Vete Yellow-striped goatfish (Hvn)
West Futuna Vete Fish sp. (Cpl)
West Uvea Vete Poisson: barbillon (Mullidés) (Hmn)

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