Protoform: NAA.1 [NP] Demonstrative particle: that, there, near addressee

Description: Demonstrative particle: that, there, near addressee
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Naa, a/naa Lâ (démonstratif proche de l'interlocuteur, pluriel de lenaa) (Mfr)
Emae Naa There, by you (Cpl)
Hawaiian Naa Demonstrative particle indicating the addressee (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Naa This, that (near speaker or addressee) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Naa There (near the hearer) (Lbr)
Luangiua ŋaa Position by addressee (loc) (Shd)
Mangareva E/naa Voilà (près de l'interlocuteur) (Rch)
Marquesas Mi/ná That way (Crk)
Marquesas I/nʔnah There (Rbs)
Marquesas E/na Voici, voilà (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Naa Used to indicate position near or connection with the person addressed (Wms)
Niue Naa Demonstrative adjective, pointing to something or someone near the person addressed Problematic (Sph)
Niue (A(e))naa That, those; now Problematic (Sph)
Nukuoro Naa There near you; in the future (Crl)
Rarotongan Naa There by you, associated with you (Bse)
Samoan Naa Demonstrative pronoun, plural of lenaa: those (Mnr)
Sikaiana Naa Demonstrative pronoun: that, there, in sight, but on other side of listener. In conversation, a statement recently spoken as part of the present conversation. (Dnr)
Takuu Naa Demonstrative pronoun:that; locative pronoun: there by you (Mle)
Tuamotu Naa That (as just mentioned, seen, implied, referred to); there (in the vicinity of the person addressed or his abode) (Stn)
Tuvalu Naa Near you (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/naa, i/naa Then, and then (clause linking conjunction) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako E/naa Then (fut.), [some day], somewhere (Hvn)

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