Protoform: TAINA [SO] Same sex sibling

Description: Same sex sibling
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

*0 << PN *tahina.a "younger sibling of same sex"
*8 Note. According to (Mtx) EAS loss of tuakana is recent. EUV form is borrowed from TON but the innovated PSO meaning is retained. SAM has replaced taina with uso. All SO languages show
loss of age distinction except VTO, REN and PUK.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taina Sibling or sibling-in-law of the same sex (Fbg)
East Futuna Taina Frère (pour un garçon); soeur (pour une fille) (Mfr)
Emae Teina Same sex sibling or parallel cousin (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Tai-na Brother, sister (sibling of same sex) (Clk)
Luangiua Kaiŋa Brother, son of the brother or sister of either parent (man speaking); sister, daughter of the brother or sister of either parent (woman speaking). (Hbn)
Luangiua Kasiŋa [sic, sc. kaaiŋa] Sibling same sex (Smd)
Luangiua Kaiŋa [woman's sister] (Sar)
Nuguria Taina (pl. taaina) Brothers (man and woman speaking) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Taina Brother (of male) (Trt)
Nukuoro Daina Sibling, cousin (Crl)
Pukapuka Taina Sibling or classificatory sibling of same sex as speaker (Bge)
Sikaiana Taina Same sex sibling, classificatory or true: brother to brother; sister to sister; same sex, same generation lineal and collateral relatives (Dnr)
Takuu Taina Sibling of same sex (Mle)
Tikopia Taina Sibling of same sex; affine of sibling grade but other sex (Fth)
Tokelau Taina Same-sex sibling (Sma)
Tuvalu Taina Sibling of the same sex (Rby)

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