Protoform: TAHINA [AN] Younger sibling of same sex

Description: Younger sibling of same sex
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> SO *taina "same sex sibling", CE *teina
*4 POC *taci- "younger sibling of the same sex" (LPO VI:112,130).
*5 PMP *huaji younger sibling of the same sex; younger parallel cousin of the same sex" (ACD).
*6 PAN *Suaji "younger sibling" (ACD).
*7 PBN *tathi "younger brother" (Lvy. 1979).
*8 Note. EUV form borrowed from TON but the innovated PSO meaning is retained. WEV form also borrowed but original meaning retained.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taina Sibling of same sex; sibling-in-law of opposite sex (Fbg)
East Futuna Taina Sibling of the same sex (Mfr)
East Uvea Tehina Frère, cousin (par rapport à une personne du sexe masculin); soeur, cousine (par rapport à une personne du sexe féminin) Borrowed (Rch)
Easter Island Taina Brother, sister. Cousin (Wbr). (Fts)
Fijian Taci-na His/her younger sibling of same sex (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kai/kaina Younger sibling or cousin of the same sex (Pki)
Mota Tasi/u Younger sibling same sex (Cdn)
New Zealand Maori Taina Younger sibling of the same sex [Eastern Maori Dialect] (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Tehina Younger sibling same sex Borrowed (Dye)
Niue Tehina Younger brother of a man, younger sister of a woman (Sph)
Pukapuka Taina (pl. taaiina) Younger sibling of the same sex (Bge)
Rennellese Taina Younger sibling of same sex; cross-sex cross-cousin (Ebt)
Tongan Tehina Male's younger brother or male cousin; female's younger sister or female cousin (Cwd)
Tongan Tehina A brother (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Teina Younger sibling of same sex Problematic (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuku teina (TAU) Younger brother (Fox)
Waya Taci- Younger (classificatory) sibling of the same sex (Ply)
West Uvea Tehina Puiné/e, frère/soeur cadet/tte Problematic (Hmn)

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