Protoform: TAKA.1B [PN] Be unmarried, single (Rby)

Description: Be unmarried, single (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Taka Unmarried person (Fbg)
East Futuna Taka Be unmarried, single (Bgs)
Ifira-Mele Taka Of marriageable age (Clk)
Mangareva Taka/taka Etre beau de visage Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Taka/ua Alone (Sve)
New Zealand Maori Taka/kau Free from the marriage tie; at leisure (Wms)
Niue Taka/pe Widow; to be widowed Problematic (Sph)
Niue Faka/taka A harlot (Wms)
Pukapuka Taka Unmarried, widowed (Bge)
Rarotongan Taka/ʔua Left one one's own, esp. of a widower; someone left alone through bereavement, etc. (Bse)
Samoan Taʔa Party to whom marriage proposal is taken . Loose, unchaste, wanton (of women) (Prt)
Tahitian Taʔa To be single or separate, as unmarried persons (Dvs)
Tikopia Taka Unmarried state (Fth)
Tongan Táca/bé Unmarried (applied only to females), whether a widow or not (Mar)
Tuvalu Taka Unmarried, an unmarried adult (Rby)

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