Protoform: KAA-FAI [XW] If (Rby)

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

*1 Cf PN *ka.2 'if, when', *fai.2a "make, do"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Marquesas Kahae Jusque, jusqu'à; quand, lorsque; puisque; tous les fois que...; aussi longtemps que...; si Problematic (Lch)
Niue Ka/eke If (indeed) Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Samoan ʔAafai If (Prt)
Tokelau Kaafai If, allowing that (in open conditions); when, at which time (not used of past time) (Hpr)
Tongan Ka na fai If (Cwd)
Tuvalu Kaafai If (Rby)

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