Protoform: KAWE.4 [NP] Sibling of opposite sex

Description: Sibling of opposite sex
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*2 PFJ *? weka "? relative, friend".
*8 Notes. Sahlins gives Moala weka- "sibling of opposite sex".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kave Sibling or cousin of opposite sex (Fbg)
Anuta Tau kave Brother and sister (Fbg)
East Futuna Kave Relation parentale entre les beaux-parents des époux (Mfr)
Fijian Weka A relative, a friend Problematic (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kave Sibling of opposite sex (Clk)
Luangiua (ʔ)Ave Sibling of opposite sex. Sister, daughter of the brother or sister of either parent (man speaking); brother, son of the brother or sister of either parent (woman speaking) (Hbn). (Smd)
Luangiua ʔAve Man's sister (Sar)
Nuguria Kave Brother (Pkn)
Nuguria Kawe wahine Sister (Ths)
Nuguria Kave-hahine Sister (Pkn)
Nuguria Kave Sisters, brothers and sisters (man and woman speaking) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hai kave Brother-sister relationship (Fbg)
Nukumanu Kave (pl. kaave) Sister (of man) (Trt)
Sikaiana Kave Sibling of opposite sex (Dnr)
Takuu Kave Classificatory sibling of opposite sex (Mle)
Tikopia Kave Sibling of opposite sex (Fth)
Tuamotu Kave Friend, also a kin group Problematic (Stn)
Tuvalu Kave Sibling (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kave Cousin, first cousin (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuku kafe Brother (apparently a general word) (Fox)
West Futuna Kave Sibling or parallel cousin of opposite sex (Dty)

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