Protoform: AE [NP] Yes: *a(a)e

Description: Yes: *a(a)e
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *ee

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aa Yes (colloquial speech) (this word is usually nasalized somewhat, so that it may come out sounding like "ngaa") (Fbg)
Easter Island Ae Yes (Chl)
Hawaiian ʔAe Yes, consent, agree (Pki)
Marquesas Ae Consentir, accorder (Dln)
Marquesas ʔAʔe Consentir, dire oui, accorder, permettre (Lch)
Moriori A-a Yes Problematic (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Aae Yes, agree, consent (Wms)
Niue Ae Interjection used to call attention; interjection of surprise: Hey! Oh! (Sph)
Pukapuka Ae Yes (prob. post-contact borrowing) (Bge)
Rarotongan Aae Yes (Bse)
Tahitian ʔAe Oui, forme expressive de 'ee, qui peut dénoter des sentiments divers suivant l'intonation (Lmt)
Tikopia Aa Affirmative, yes; so then Problematic (Fth)
Tuvalu Aaee Yes (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ae Yes (Hvn)

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