Protoform: MAA.6 [NP] Human concomitant pluraliser; and others

Description: Human concomitant pluraliser; and others
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *maa.1, *ma.4 "and, with, etc."

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Maa Et; etc. (dans une énumeration) (Mfr)
Emae Ma And the others (Cpl)
Hawaiian Ma Particle following names of persons; and company, and others, and wife, and associates (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Maa/nea And the others, and so on, et cetera (Clk)
Moriori Ma And the rest (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maa Postposed particle pluralizing human reference, "and others" (Bgs)
Nukuoro Maa And the others (after personal names and pronouns) (Crl)
Pukapuka Maa Particle following names of persons: and company, and others (poss. post-contact borrowing) (Sby)
Rarotongan Maa Used after proper names, pronouns and terms of address to mean those in company with (the aforementioned) (Bse)
Tahitian Maa Après une forme nominale, indique un ensemble, "et compagnie", "et les autres", "et les siens" (Lmt)
Takuu Maa Group, gang, associates (postposed) (Mle)
Tikopia Maa Personal plural indicator, used with senior kin terms and (trad.)titles of some mythical beings (follows noun) (Fth)
Tuamotu Ma Refers to the group of which the substantive is a part..."...and his family" (Stn)
West Futuna Akai/ma Who? (non-singular) (Cpl)

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