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Micronesian Comparative Dictionary

Cognate Sets

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ya    yu    

PMc   *yaŋa   spider shell (Strombidae)

see Proto-Micronesian *aŋa₂ or *yaŋa.

PCMc   *yuwe   a sail

Saipan Carolinianúúw, yúúw·a sail
Woleaianúúwe, úwe-(li)·a sail
Pulo-Annanúúa, úa-·a sail
Old Mapianii·a sail
Proto-Chuukic*yúw[ae]·a sail
Mokileseia sail 
Gilbertese(te)-iea sail 
 ie, ieieto sail 
 ie-ato sail for or to (a place) 
 ie-aki-nato sail (a craft) 

— Cf. —

Pohnpeianliiboom sheet, sail rope 
Mokileselicanoe line, sheet 
Fijianliwato blow (of the wind) 

Cf. also Proto-Micronesian *Luuwe, Luwe-, Luwe ‘sail’ posited by Goodenough (1995:76).