Protoform: TUFAFINE.* [XO] Sister of a male

Description: Sister of a male
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XO: Outliers (NKO KAP NGR TAK NKM OJA SIK PIL REN TIK ANU MAE MFA WFU WEV)

*0 << PN *tua-fafine
*8 Note. It is considered that the KAP and PIL forms result from loss of the second a in *tuafafine as ? both languages lose unstressed vowels between identical consonants.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Tufafine Man's sister (Cpl)
Rennellese Tuhahine Classificatory sister of a male (Ebt)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thuohine (thuofine, tu(o)hine) (pl. ve/thuahine) Sister of a man Problematic (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tuku tofine (TAU) Sister (elder or younger) (Fox)

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