Protoform: NA.3 [PN] Past tense marker

Description: Past tense marker
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*1 Cf. PPN *ne, PCO *ni.1

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Na Verbal particle, past tense (Mfr)
East Uvea Na Particule de temps; forme archaique, aujourd'hui remplacée par ne'e (Rch)
Fijian E na Future tense Problematic (Cpl)
Luangiua ŋaa Perfective (Smd)
Niuafoʔou Neʔe Past tense marker (= Tongan na'e) (Cct)
Niue Na Verbal particle, past tense or general-truth (Sph)
Pukapuka Na Past tense (Sby)
Rennellese Na Past punctual tense (Ebt)
Samoan Na Verbal particle, past tense (Prt)
Tokelau Na Verbal particle, past tense, indicating an action completed in past time (Sma)
Tokelau Na/e Verbal particle indicating a continuous activity or state in the past (Sma)
Tongan Naʔa, naʔe Sign of past tense (Cwd)
Tongan Na The sign of the past tense, ne, in the first person singular (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Na Particle signifying past tense, something preceding in time or being the reason or background for something else, pluperfect (Hvn)
West Uvea Na Morphème préverbal marquant le passé... (Hmn)

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