Protoform: TAU-.7B [PN] Prefix indicating reciprocal kin relation

Description: Prefix indicating reciprocal kin relation
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. CE *tai 'kin term, ?age class'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tau Particle indicating linked relationship (Fbg)
East Futuna Tau- Préfixe des couples de parenté (Mfr)
East Uvea Tau teehina L'ensemble des frères et soeurs (Rch)
Emae Tau- Collective prefix with kin terms. Tau-matua les deux époux; tau tinana mère et enfant (Rve)
Fijian Tau/taci- The relationship of brother with brother (Cakaudrove) (Cpl)
Nukuoro Dau soa Couple (not married); boyfriend, girlfriend (Crl)
Rennellese Tau- Prefix denoting reciprocal relationship of six types e.g. tau-tuhahine, relationship between sister and brother (Ebt)
Takuu Tau- Group of people of the same age, generation (Mle)
Tikopia Tau Relational particle, indicator of linkage... (Fth)
Tongan Tau/tehina Two or more persons related to one another as brothers (or males cousins), or as sisters (or female cousins) (Cwd)
Tuvalu Tau- Prefix, a pair, a couple . Prefix indicating a reciprocal pair (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thau Prenuclear qualifier signifying a pair or a group of people having a strong biological or social linking (Hvn)
West Uvea Tau/avanga Couple d'époux (Hmn)
West Uvea Tau/maa Les beaux-frères (Hmn)

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