Protoform: FINE [OC] Girl, woman

Description: Girl, woman
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 << PN *fafine
*1 Cf. EP *wahine, PN *tama-qa-fine
*4 POC *pine 'female' (ACD), "woman, female, sister (of man)" (LPO V: 54).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Luangiua Hiŋe Woman Problematic (Smd)
New Zealand Maori Hine Term of address to young woman (Wms)
Nukumanu Hine Woman; female Problematic (Trt)
Penrhyn Hine Girl (Sta)
Rarotongan ‘Ine Dear, darling; an affectionate term of address to women (wife, sweetheart, daughter, old friend, young girl, but not used by brother to sister) (Bse)

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