Protoform: KUI.2 [PN] Elderly female (CE), grandparent, ancestor (TON)

Description: Elderly female (CE), grandparent, ancestor (TON)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Kui Grandfather, ancestor Problematic (Rch)
Mangareva Kui Mère, matrice (Rch)
Marquesas Kui Mother, old woman. Mère (Lch). Maman, mum (Atl). (Dln)
Marquesas Kúe Mother or aunt (Crk)
Marquesas Ma/kui, ma/ʔui (MQS) Terme de tendresse pour les femmes: mon amie (on dit *matua* pour les hommes). [Northwest Marquesan Dialect] Femme en générale. [Southeast Marquesan Dialect] Terme de tendresse du mari à l'adresse de sa femme: mon amie (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Vàhéine kúe A woman, in distinction from a girl (Crk)
Moriori Kuii Mother (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kui/a Old woman (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kui Term of address for an old woman (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Kui/kui Old woman (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Kui Ancestor. Grandparent (Tmo). (Gry)
Nukuoro Kui Old woman (Crn)
Rapa Peaa ivi Widow (from TAH) Borrowed (Sks)
Rapa Peaa kuhi/a Old woman (Grn)
Tahitian Ui A single woman who never had a child (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔIvi Veuve Phonologically Irregular (Lmt)
Tongan Kui Grandparent or ancestor (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kui Progenitor, old man/woman (Stn)

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