Protoform: KINA-KINA.* [CE] Amnion

Description: Amnion
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *kina "sea-urchin" (which is filled with reddish liquid).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian ʔInaʔina Reddish discharge preceding labour in childbirth (Pki)
Mangareva Kinakina First issue from a woman in childbirth, the choroid flow (Rch)
Marquesas Inaina Mucosite qui precede l'enfantement (Dln)
Rarotongan Kina The pre-natal fluid (Sve)
Rarotongan Kinakina The prenatal outpouring prior to the birth of the god sons Rongo, Taane and others (Sve)
Tahitian Inaina The water of child birth (Dvs)
Tuamotu Kinakina Watery discharge preceding or accompanying child-birth (Stn)

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