Protoform: TAI [CE] A kin term or social category: age-class?

Description: A kin term or social category: age-class?
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CE: Central-Eastern Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *tau-.7b 'prefix marking reciprocal kin relations'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Kai- Prefix to six kinship terms (kaina, kua'ana, kunaane, kuahine, ko'eke, kamahine) used as terms of reference (Pki)
Mangareva Taʔi ʔou Nouvelle génération Phonologically Irregular (Rch)
Marquesas Tai Epoque, génération, race, postérité, contemporains, âge (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Tai Term of address to males or females (E tai); in some tribes, restricted to addressing a woman who has borne children (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Tai/kuia Old woman; middle-aged woman (with some tribes) (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Tai/tamariki Young man, young person of either sex (Wms)
Pukapuka Tai/tangata Generation; birth class, group born in same year, a fellow member of the group (Bge)
Rarotongan Tai/rua Pair up with, team up; partner, fellow (of two) (Bse)
Takuu Naa tai A number of canoes constructed at the same time (Mle)
Tuamotu Tai A class, family, species, variety, kind; sex... (Stn)

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