seahorse in Pendau (Sulawesi)
Phil.Quick at anu.edu.au
Sun May 9 23:49:12 UTC 1999
Dear interested friends,
One of my special interests is in fish names (as a linguist). I have
collected two fish names for seahorse in Pendau (of the Tomini-tolitoli
language group in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia).
1) pompombadi 'Hippocampus sp.'
2) ajaran dagat (a new synoym of <pompombadi>--as this is literally 'horse
sea', transparentally from Indonesian 'kuda laut')
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