Protoform: LAWA.1B [NP] Postposed verbal particle intensifying the verb

Description: Postposed verbal particle intensifying the verb
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Moriori Rawa, rao (etu) Exactly, completely (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rawa A postposed verbal particle indicating intensity or immediacy (Wms)
Pukapuka Lava Indeed, very (Bge)
Rarotongan Rawa Post-verbal particle. Certainly, definitely, wholly, quite, perfectly, completely (Bse)
Samoan Lava Particle; very, actually, really, quite, thoroughly, extremely (Prt)
Tokelau Lava Intensifying particle which follows the word (Sma)
West Uvea Lava Déterminatif verbal postposé, marquant l'affirmation, l'insistence; déterminatif nominal postposé, marquant l'identité (Hmn)

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