Protoform: KAAIGA.A [PN] Place of residence, home

Description: Place of residence, home
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*8 Note. PPN *kaai?a "the land of a social group (extended family) and (possibly) the dwelling thereon (Marck l995)".

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Kainga Home ; not used (Yen)
East Futuna Kaaiga Maison, habitation (Mfr)
Easter Island Kai?a Uterus, womb ; la tierra; pais, isla (Fts)
Emae Kaiga Yard, home (Cpl)
Hawaiian ʔAaina Land, earth (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kaiga Village, home (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Keina Property, division, section of land (Ebt)
Mangaia Kainga Home, residence, house and garden (Chn)
Mangareva Kaaiga Land, property. Terre, propriété, bien, fonds; étendue d'un pays; globe terrestre (Rch)
Marquesas Kaina, ʔaika (MQN), ʔaina (MQS) Propriété, patrimoine, domicile. Richesses, manoir, foyer domestique (Dln). Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
Moriori Ka(a)inga Home . Village . Encampment, abode (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Kaainga Place of abode, country, home (Wms)
Niue Kaina Home, land, homeland. Premises; house and land adjoining; cultivated land around a house (Tgr). Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Kaaina Landmark, boundary mark (Dvl)
Nukuoro Gaainga Temporary dwelling (Crl)
Penrhyn Kaainga Home, planted land of a family (Sta)
Penrhyn Kaiing Food lands (i.e. islands visited for food as opposed to where people lived (Lmt)
Rarotongan Kaainga Home land which one owns, place (Bse)
Rennellese Kaainga Sleeping place, bed (Ebt)
Samoan ʔAaiga Home (Prt)
Sikaiana Kaaina Place (Dnr)
Tahitian Aia A country or place where one makes his abode; inheritance, portion of land (Dvs)
Tahitian ʔAaiʔa Pays natal (Lmt)
Tikopia Kaainga Village (Fth)
Tokelau Kaaiga Home (Sma)
Tuamotu Kaaiŋa Homeland, inherited land (Stn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Kaenga, kainga Place of living (village, island, country) (Hvn)

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