Protoform: RUAHINE [CE] Old woman: *ru(w)ahine

Description: Old woman: *ru(w)ahine
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*0 << NP *nuafine

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Lu(w)ahine Old woman (Pki)
Luangiua Ke Luahinge Name of a goddess Problematic (Hbn)
Mangareva Rueʔine Vieille femme; être vieille femme, vielle fille (Rch)
Marquesas Uehine (MQS-Lch) Femme âgée, vielle femme (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Ru(w)ahine Old woman; woman employed in certain ceremonies for removing tapu (Wms)
Rapa Ruaʔine Old age... (Sks)
Rarotongan Ruaʔine An old person (especially an old woman) (Bse)
Sikaiana Te Luahine Name of a goddess Problematic (Hbn)
Tuamotu Ruaahiine Witch-woman, sorceress; mature-middle-aged woman; woman skilled in female handicrafts or occupations (Stn)

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