Protoform: FAQA.2 [XW] Habituative particle

Description: Habituative particle
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to XW: West Polynesia (TON,NIU,EUV,EFU,SAM,TOK,TUV,NFO)

*2 PCP *vaxa-V "often", PFJ *vaka (Gty. 1991).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Faʔa Frequentative particle. Trop souvent, fréquemment (Mfr). (Bgs)
East Uvea Faʔa Particule qui exprime un haut degré, la capacité; le idée de beaucoup, trop énormement (Rch)
Niuafoʔou Faʔa Often (pre-verbal) (Tmo)
Niue Faa Particle signifying habitual or continuous action (Sph)
Rotuman Faʔa Do again and again frequently . Borrowed (Cwd)
Tokelau Fa/i- First element in compound verbs denoting repeated occurrence of a situation Problematic (Sma)
Tongan Faʔa Habituative particle (Cwd)
Tongan Fa Capable of; apt to be or to do; ready at; skilled (Mar)

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