Protoform: FAFINE [AN] Woman, female

Description: Woman, female
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian

*0 >> PN *faafine 'women', CE *wahine
*4 POC *papine "woman, female, sister (of man)" (LPO V:54)
*5 PMP *binaj "frau" (Dpf. 1938).
*6 PAN *bahi "female", ba-bahi "woman, female", *b-in-ahi "woman, wife" (ACD).
*8 Note: (Rbt) and (Crk) entries suggest that MQA assimilation is recent.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Papine Woman. Female (Fbg). (Yen)
East Futuna Fafine Woman (Mfr)
East Uvea Fafine Woman (Rch)
Easter Island Haahine Near, next (to), close to, at hand Problematic (Fts)
Emae Fafine Woman (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Ffine Woman (Clk)
Ifira-Mele Faafine Women (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ahina Woman (Lbr)
Luangiua (Ha)hiŋe Woman (Hbn)
Luangiua Hiŋe Woman (Smd)
Mangareva ʔAʔine Femme; femelle de tous les êtres animés (Rch)
Moriori Whinee, hihine, hin, hime Woman (Bke)
Mota Vavine Woman (Cdn)
Motu Hahine Woman; female (Lst)
Nggela Vavine Cross-sibling (Fox)
Niuafoʔou Fafine Woman (Dye)
Niuafoʔou Fefine Woman Borrowed (Gry)
Niue Fifine Woman, female (Sph)
Nuguria Hahine Woman, female (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hine (pl. hhine) Woman (Trt)
Nukuoro Hahine Woman (Singular) (Crl)
Nukuoro Hine Female, woman (must be preceded by article) (Crl)
Nukuoro Ahine, fefine Woman (Crn)
Pukapuka Wawine Woman, wife (Bge)
Pukapuka Waawine Women (Sby)
Rennellese Hahine Woman (Ebt)
Rotuman Hani Woman, girl, wife (Cwd)
Rotuman Haina Women, wife, wives; female (Cwd)
Samoan Fafine Woman (Prt)
Sikaiana Hahine Woman, woman, girl (Sps)
Sikaiana Hine Female (Sps)
Takuu Ffine Woman, girl; female animal (Mle)
Tikopia Fafine Woman (Fth)
Tokelau Fafine Woman (Sma)
Tongan Fefine Woman (Cwd)
Tongan Fafine A woman, a female of any animal, a daughter (Mar)
Tuvalu Fafine Woman (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hahine, fafine, fefine Woman (Hvn)
West Futuna Fine Woman, girl, female, wife (Dty)
West Uvea Fafine Femme (Hmn)

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