Protoform: ATA-LIKI [NP] Son of a man (Clk)

Description: Son of a man (Clk)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *riki 'small', PCE *ta-iti.
*8 Cf. MTA ta "human being", ta/mate "dead man", ta/maur "living man", ta/vine "woman"; EFU ta/`ine, TON ta/`ahine, SAM teine "girl"; PCE *ta/iti "young male child"; PPN *ta/qane; POc *ta/9maqane "male person"; ROT fa "man (male)". POc *ta9mata"male person". Note. the question is whether this *ta- is (i) simply the reduction of *tama- or (ii) from *tau- "person"' or (iii) a different formative *(a)ta"person" (Clk).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island ʔAtariki Elder son; the first-born. Eldest son/daughter (Wbr). (Fts)
Ifira-Mele Tariki Child (of man) (Clk)
Kwaio Laaliʔi Unmarried girl, daughter... (Ksg)
Mangareva Atariki Fils aîné (Rch)
Marquesas Ataʔiki Chef Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dln)
Marquesas Toiki. Tooʔiki (Mtu). Petit garçon, jeune enfant. Child. Problematic (Dln)
Marquesas Teiʔi (MQS), teiki (MQN) Titre donné aux enfants des chefs (Lch)
Marquesas Toiki hamani (MQN), toiʔi hamani (MQS) Elève, pupil (Chf)
New Zealand Maori Taariki A man's name (father of Taonui) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bgs)
Nuguria Atariki Son-in-law (Ths)
Nuguria Atariki Title for men of several lineages in every clan, those who can become a paramount chief... (Dvl)
Rarotongan Taariki The young, or the children. A term of affection or endearment sometimes used for adults (Mka)
Samoan Ataliʔi Son (of a man) (Prt)
Tokelau Ataliki Son (of a man) (Sma)
Tuamotu Taariki Set apart for-, acted upon by- the nobles; hence noble, chiefly, princely Uncertain Semantic Connection (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ataliki Son of a man (sg). (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Va/thaliki [NUP] Sons (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuku/ata liki Son (Fox)
West Futuna Tariki Son, nephew (of a man) (Dty)

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