Protoform: MAQA.2 [PN] Benefactive particle, for

Description: Benefactive particle, for
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << *me 'prescriptive aspect' + *qa 'possessive marker (dominant)'
*1 Cf. PN *moqo

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ma Preposition: for... (maaku, ma(a)u, ma(a)na) (Fts)
East Futuna Ma ʔa- (with singular pronominal possessors); ma (otherwise) Pour (possession éloignée) (Mfr)
East Futuna Maa For (Bgs)
East Uvea Maʔa For (Rch)
Easter Island Maa For (Fts)
Ifira-Mele Ma For (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Maa And, for (Lbr)
Luangiua Maa For (Smd)
Mangareva Ma For. Pour. (Rch)
Moriori Ma, ma(a)- For (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maa For (Wms)
Niue Ma For (Sph)
Nukuoro Ma For (Crl)
Penrhyn Maa For (Sta)
Pukapuka Maa Benefactive, for (Sby)
Rennellese Maʔa Benefactive preposition, for (Ebt)
Samoan Maa For (Prt)
Takuu Ma For, for the benefit of (Mle)
Tikopia Ma For (Fth)
Tokelau Maa For (Sma)
Tongan Maʔa For (Cwd)
Tongan Ma The preposition, for (Mar)
Tuvalu Maa For (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ma For (A-possessive, benefactive) (Hvn)
West Futuna Ma For (Dty)

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