Austronesian words for seahorse (Hippocampus spp.) (fwd)
zinjman at uog9.uog.edu
Tue May 11 11:07:19 UTC 1999
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Date: Mon, 10 May 1999 12:06:47 +1000
From: Chris Lobban <mscheft at ite.net>
Reply-To: clobban at uog.edu
To: Gary Heathcote <zinjman at uog9.uog.edu>,
Alan Eugene Davis <adavis at netpci.com>
Subject: Re: Austronesian words for seahorse (Hippocampus spp.)
There is one name in Alan Davis' collection from Chuuk for seahorse (distinct
from pipefishes, same family): nikeuinin, with acute accents on the e and the u.
Davis, A.E. 1999. A preliminary list of animal names in the Chuuk District, with
some notes on plant names. Micronesica 31:112. (whole article = pp.
You can contact Alan Davis at: adavis at netpci.com.
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