fafine

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East Futuna[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fafine.

Noun[edit]

fafine

  1. woman

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fafine.

Noun[edit]

fafine

  1. woman

Adjective[edit]

fafine

  1. female

Antonyms[edit]


Saposa[edit]

Noun[edit]

fafine

  1. sibling of the opposite sex

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • Ellen Louise Smith, A grammar of Papapana (2015) (in notes)

Wallisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fafine.

Noun[edit]

fafine

  1. woman