Protoform: AGE [PN] Particle of direction away from speaker and hearer; also used to express comparison

Description: Particle of direction away from speaker and hearer; also used to express comparison
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 >> PN *qaw-age

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Age Particule tres employe qui marque un rapport a une troisieme personne ou a un lieu different de celui ou l'on est; ...marque aussie le comparatif plus (Rch)
Fijian Yani Away Problematic (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Age Postposed particle indicating motion or direction towards a third person (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ange Towards the addressee ; away from speaker and listener (Ebt)
Niue Age Post-verbal directive indicating orientation away from both speaker and hearer toward a third person (almost exclusively used with verbs of speaking, hitting or giving) (Sph)
Nukuoro Ange Away from speaker and hearer; more, farther; again (Crl)
Penrhyn Ange Direction away from speaker and hearer (Rmn)
Rennellese Ab/ange/ Give to a third person (Ebt)
Rennellese Ange Postposed particle softening entreaties, sometimes with a nuance of emotion (hope, sorrow, pity, affection, pleasure) (Ebt)
Rotuman -age Neither towards the speaker nor the one spoken to, along (Cwd)
Samoan Ane Away from speaker and hearer (Prt)
Tongan Ange To or towards him, along; -er, more, to a greater degree (Cwd)
Tongan Angi. Ange. To give; towards (third person). Alike, similar to each other; a frequent sign of the adverb; also a sign of the comparative degree. (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ange Away, more (postnuclear, mostly clitic, directional particle indicating motion or action away from both speaker and hearer, towards a third person or in general away from something. It is also used to express comparison or a greater amount of something) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako T/ange Pass by Problematic (Hvn)
West Futuna -(k)age Out, away, over there, over yonder, to the side. Directional suffix indicating motion away from speaker and addressee. (Dty)

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