Protoform: KA.1 [PN] Verbal aspect particle marking inception of new action or state: *ka(a)

Description: Verbal aspect particle marking inception of new action or state: *ka(a)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ka Future verb aspect marker (Yen)
East Futuna Ka Particle of inception of new action or state . Etre sur le point (modalité aspectuelle) (Bgs)
East Uvea Ka Future (of some verbs in subordinate clauses) (Rch)
Easter Island Ka Inceptive, imperative (Fts)
Emae Ka Verbal particle, subordinate (usually relative) non-future . Future (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Kaa Verbal particle used mainly in relative clauses and cleft constructions (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Ka Verbal particle, non-time (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Ga Will (anticipatory aspect) (Lbr)
Luangiua ʔA Tense aspect marker: inceptive (Smd)
Mangareva Ka Imperative, future. Particule qui marque l'impératif; particule qui précède les nombres cardinaux, faisant référence à l'état actuel (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ka Future; let's (Krk)
Marquesas ʔA, ka. A(a) (Bgs). ʔA (Mtu). Verb aspect marker, imperative, subjunctive, optative. Forme du verbe être, indiquant l'impératif, le subjonctif, l'optatif... Verbal particle: inceptive (Mtu). (Dln)
Marquesas ʔA Inceptive; imperative [Ua Pou Dialect] (Mtu)
New Zealand Maori Ka(a) Inceptive aspect marker. Vowel length morphologically conditioned (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Ka Sign of future (or indefinite) time...In Niua Fo'ou used with negative, where Tongan has ke or te. (Cct)
Niue Ka Particle of immediate future (McE)
Nukuoro Ga(a) Inceptive aspect marker (Crl)
Penrhyn Ka(a) Inceptive or prospective aspect (Sta)
Pukapuka Ka Tense marker usually indicating future action or action about to begin . Verbal particle; sign of the future tense or of present action continuing into the future (Mta)
Rarotongan Ka(a) Inceptive aspect: future; imperative (Bse)
Rennellese Ka(a) Future verb aspect marker (Ebt)
Samoan ʔA Future verb aspect marker (Prt)
Sikaiana Ka Tense-aspect marker, future inceptive (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔA Inceptive tense particle . Imperative (Cph)
Takuu Ka Tense-aspect marker (Hwd)
Takuu Ka ...indicating movement to an uncertain/unknown destination (Mle)
Tikopia Ka Future: shall, will, about to (Fth)
Tokelau Ka Future, esp. immediate future (Sma)
Tongan Ka Future tense marker in certain subordinate clauses (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ka Verb aspect marker (Inceptive). Particle of inception... (Stn)
Tuvalu Kaa Future tense-aspect marker (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ka Particle signifying immediate and/or certain future (Hvn)
West Futuna Ka Prefix of futurity, indef. or inceptive (Dty)
West Uvea Ka Adverbe préverbal qui renforce ou affirme l'action verbale (Hmn)

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