Word Family - Moa

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moa,manuk

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  • Sino-Austronesian
    • Austronesian *manuk bird
      • Malayo-Polynesian
        • Bajau memanuk bird
        • Javanese manuk bird
        • Malayic *manuk
          • Malay manuk bird, chicken
        • Philippine
          • Tagalog manók chicken
        • Oceanic
          • Micronesian
            • Chuukese machang bird
            • Kiribati man bird
          • Polynesian *manu bird
            • Tongan manupuna bird
            • Nuclear Polynesian
              • Samoan manu bird
              • Eastern Polynesian
                • Rapa Nui manu bird
                • Marquesic
                  • Hawaiʻian manu (flying) bird
                • Tahitic
                  • Tahitian manu bird
                  • Māori manu bird, esteemed person
          • Polynesian *moa fowl, chicken [1]
            • Tongan moa chicken
            • Nuclear Polynesian
              • Samoan moa chicken, fowl
              • Eastern Polynesian
                • Rapa Nui moa chicken
                • Marquesic
                  • Hawaiʻian moa chicken, fowl
                • Tahitic
                  • Māori moa moa
                    • English moa
        • Hmong *m-nɔŋᶜ
          • White Hmong noog
        • Mien *nɔkᴰ
          • Iu Mien norqc bird
    • Hmong-Mien *m-nɔk bird
    • Tai *C̬.nokᴰ bird
      • Northern Tai
        • Zhuang roeg bird
      • Southwestern Tai
        • Lao ນົກ nok bird
        • Thai นก nók bird
    • Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋak
      • Tibeto-Burman
        • Burmese ငှက် hngak bird
      • Old Chinese *nɯːwʔ bird
        • Middle Chinese neuχ bird
          • Mandarin niǎo bird
          • Cantonese niu⁵ bird
        • Min
          • Taiwanese niáu bird

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Collected English words

moa

Footnotes

  1. ^

    Possible derivative of manu, or maybe a doublet via supplemental borrowing from a related language, at the time of the introduction of domestic fowl.