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Mo'ui: Tongan Names for Plants and Animals

Malm, Thomas LU (2007) In Working Papers in Human Ecology p.46-56
Abstract
This working paper on Tongan names for plants and animals is intended as a contribution to the documentation of environmental knowledge in one of the most traditional societies of Polynesia. The list contains over 1 400 folk taxa: seaweeds 18 names, terrestrial plants 801 names, marine invertebrates 203 names, terrestrial invertebrates 72 names, fishes 231 names, reptiles and amphibians 15 names, birds 52 names, and mammals 16 names. A list of simple and complex attributives marked by secondary lexemes in Tongan binary nomenclature is also included.
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Tonga, Polynesia, Oceania, Kingdom of Tonga, environmental knowledge, indigenous knowledge, folk taxonomy, ethnoecology, ethnobiology, human ecology, anthropology
in
Working Papers in Human Ecology
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4
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46 - 56
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Human Ecology Division, Lund University
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1402-6902
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English
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  author       = {Malm, Thomas},
  issn         = {1402-6902},
  keyword      = {Tonga,Polynesia,Oceania,Kingdom of Tonga,environmental knowledge,indigenous knowledge,folk taxonomy,ethnoecology,ethnobiology,human ecology,anthropology},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Working Paper},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {46--56},
  publisher    = {Human Ecology Division, Lund University},
  series       = {Working Papers in Human Ecology},
  title        = {Mo'ui: Tongan Names for Plants and Animals},
  year         = {2007},
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