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Ursula Hanly ursula.hanly at
Thu Jun 15 21:09:38 UTC 2000

In Rivers's "History of Melanesian Society" he gives kin terms for
Guadalcanal, Sol. Is.  Does anyone know if the following terms have
cognates in any OC languages:

tarunga:  father's sister, mother's brother's wife, spouse's mother
nia:  mother's brother, father's sister's husband, spouse's father
iva:  mother's brother's child, father's sister's child, wife

Per Hage
Department of Anthropology
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA

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