Protoform: MAQAA [SO] Brother-in-law (man speaking), sister-in-law (woman speaking)

Description: Brother-in-law (man speaking), sister-in-law (woman speaking)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ma Brother-in-law (Fbg)
Anuta Tau ma Term of address for sibling-in-law of same sex (Fbg)
East Futuna Maʔaa Frere de l'épouse; mari de la soeur (Mfr)
Ifira-Mele Maa Brother-in-law (Clk)
Luangiua Maa Brother or sister in law. Wife's brother, husband's sister; sister's husband (man speaking), brother's wife (woman speaking) (Hbn) (Smd)
Luangiua ŋaa/maa Sister in law (Smd)
Luangiua Hai/maa Wife's brother, sister's husband (Smd)
Niue Maaa Brother-in-law, sister-in-law Problematic (Sph)
Rennellese Maʔaa Classificatory brother-in-law (am speaking), sister-in-law (woman speaking) (Ebt)
Sikaiana Maa Same-generation in‑laws (everyone spouse calls taina or kave; anyone who is a married to a taina or kave). (a respect relationship). Some speakers generalize this term to include all in‑laws, regardless of generation. (Dnr)
Takuu (Hai)maa Kinship term applied to certain affinal relatives (Mle)
Tikopia Maa Affine of same grade and sex; brother-in-law, sister-in-law (Fth)
Tokelau Maa Husband of a man's sister or cousin (Sma)
Vaeakau-Taumako Maa Sister-in-law, brother-in-law (Hvn)
West Futuna Ma Sister-in-law (of woman); female cross-cousin (Dty)
West Uvea Maa Beau-frère (Hmn)

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