Protoform: KAAKAA [OC] Parrot sp

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

*4 POC *kaRa "male Eclectus parrot, Eclectus roratus" (LPO IV:321).
*45 PEM *ka(dR)a"cockatoo, parrot" (Bst. 1978).
*5 PMP *gagak "vogelstimme"(Dpf. 1938).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Fijian Kakaa Parrot spp. (including Prosopeia splendens) (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAaʔaa Male `oo`oo bird, (Acrulocercus spp.) (Pki)
Moriori Kaka/riki Parakeet (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kaakaa Bird sp., (Nestor meridionalis) (Wms)
Nukuoro Gaga Bird sp Problematic (Crl)
Penrhyn Kaakaa/ia White tern (Gygis alba) (Sta)
Pukapuka Kaakaa White Tern (Gygis alba candida) (Sby)
Rarotongan Kaakaa A large Heron-like bird (Bse)
Rarotongan Kaakaa-vai White Tern (Gygis alba) (Hlk)
Rarotongan Kaakaa/ia White or fairy tern (Bse)
Roviana Kara General name for parrots (Whe) (Whe)
Saʔa ʔAʔa Large green parrot, red under wings (Ivs)
Tahitian ʔAʔaa Parrot sp. (Wte)
Tahitian Aʔa/taevao Parakeet (Cyanorhampus zelandicus) (Clk)
Tahitian Aa The name of a bird of the paroquet kind, or small parrot; there are two sorts, the one called aa taevao, which has fine red feathers, the other, aa mahu, has no red feathers (Dvs)
Tongan Kakaa Red-breasted Musk Parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) (Clk)
Tuamotu Kaakaa Chatter loudly, screech, as birds (Stn)
West Uvea Kaakaa Cri de perruche (Hmn)

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