Protoform: FIA- [CP] Verbal prefix indicating desire, wish

Description: Verbal prefix indicating desire, wish
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to CP: Central Pacific

*2 PCP *pia "desiderative particle" (Ply. 1972).
*4 POC *pia(n) 'auxiliary: want to' (LPO V:593).
*5 PMP *pian "want, desire, wish or long for" (ACD).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pii/pia, pia/pia (arch.) Want, wish, like, desire (Fbg)
Anuta Pii- Prefix indicating disposal towards a particular state (Fbg)
East Futuna Fia- Verbal prefix indicating wish, desire (Bgs)
East Uvea Fia- Verbal prefix indicating wish, desire (Bgs)
Emae Fia Desire, want (Cpl)
Fijian Via- Verbal prefix indicating wish, desire (Bgs)
Hawaiian Hia Desire, want v (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Fia- Desire, want; prefix on a small group of words for basic life processes (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Hii- Want to, desire (Lbr)
Luangiua Hi/me Need (vb. marker) Problematic (Smd)
Luangiua Hii Desiderative (Smd)
Luangiua Hii/hai Want (Smd)
Luangiua Hii/moe Sleepy (Smd)
Luangiua Hi/iŋu Thirsty (Smd)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Hia To desire (Sve)
Marquesas Hia/moe Dormir, someiller, sommeil (Lch)
Marquesas Fiʔa (MQS), hiʔa (MQN) Désir, volonté, intention; désirer, convoiter Problematic (Lch)
Moriori K/hia tangiti Wanted to cry (Shd)
Moriori Hi = MAO whii (Wms) Problematic (Shd)
Moriori Hia/ma Drowsy (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Hia- Desire, want; prefix on a small group of words such as eat, drink, etc (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Whii Can, be able Problematic (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Fie/maʔu Want (Dye)
Niue Fia To desire, want (Sph)
Niue Fi/oia To wish to do something (Sph)
Nuguria Hiai Think (Ray)
Nuguria Fia inu To be thirsty (Ths)
Nuguria Hiainu To be thirsty (Pkn)
Nuguria Hii/inu (Be) thirsty (Dvl)
Nuguria Hii/moe (pl. hii/mmoe) (Be) sleepy (Dvl)
Nukumanu Hi/hai (pl. hihhai) Want (Trt)
Nukumanu Hi/unu Thirsty (Trt)
Nukuoro Hii Desire, want v (Crl)
Pukapuka Wia- Verbal prefix meaning to desire (Bge)
Rarotongan ʔIa Desire, thought (Bse)
Rennellese Sia- To want, to like Problematic (Ebt)
Samoan Fia- Desire, want v (Prt)
Tahitian Hia/umiti To long, as for an absent relation; a longing desire for something not obtained (Dvs)
Takuu Fii- Desire, want (Hwd)
Takuu Hii- Desire, want (desiderative verb prefix denoting an action not normally done) (Mle)
Tikopia Fia Want, desire, wish (Fth)
Tokelau Fia- Prefix indicating a wish, a liking (Sma)
Tongan Fie Desire, want v (Cwd)
Tongan Fia Want, being without; to want, to desire to be, or to have (Mar)
Tuamotu Hia Desire, want v (Stn)
Tuvalu Fia To desire, want (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hie- Want (prenuclear formative indicating wish or need) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ve/khai Hungry (pl) (Hvn)
West Futuna Fe- Desiderative prefix (Cpl)
West Uvea Fia- Préfixe verbal marquant le vouloir ou le besoin (Hmn)

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