Protoform: NEI [NP] Demonstrative: here, near speaker

Description: Demonstrative: here, near speaker
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 << PN *-ni

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Nei This, here (Fbg)
East Futuna Nei Ci (démonstratif singulier, proche du locuteur) (Mfr)
East Uvea Nei Particule démonstrative: (Rch)
Easter Island Nei Here; this, these (Fts)
Easter Island Meʔe-nei This (Fts)
Easter Island Nai Here at (preposition) (Wbr)
Hawaiian Nei This (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Nei This (near speaker, not near addressee) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Nei Here, near speaker (Lbr)
Luangiua ŋei Here (Smd)
Mangareva Nei Here, near speaker (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Nei This (N___) (Krk)
Marquesas In nea Here (Rbs)
Marquesas Nei Ici, presentement, maintenant, ci. Particule qui marque une action en cours: maintenant, présentement, actuellement. Démonstratif désignant ce qui est proche de celui qui parle: ice (Lch). Here (Mtu). This, here, now (Crk). (Dln)
Marquesas Mi/nei This way (Crk)
Marquesas É/nei Ce, cet, cette, ceci... (Dln)
Moriori Nei This (postnominal) (Shd)
Moriori E/nei, ee/nee These (Wms)
New Zealand Maori Nei Denotes proximity to or connection with the speaker (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Nei This (Cct)
Niue Nei, nai Demonstrative: this, these, here Problematic (Sph)
Niue Ae/nei This, these Problematic (McE)
Niue Ae/nei, ae/nai, ai/nei, ai/nai Nowadays Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria A/nei Hier (Ths)
Nukumanu Nei Here, this (Trt)
Nukuoro Nei Here, now (Crl)
Penrhyn Nei Particle marking nearness to the first person or speaker (Sta)
Pukapuka Nei Here (Bge)
Rarotongan Nei Here and/or now, near or concerning this place/time, of current concern (Bse)
Rennellese Nei This, here, now (Ebt)
Samoan Nei This; now (Prt)
Sikaiana Nei This, here, near speaker (Dnr)
Tahitian Nei (après un article, une forme nominale ou verbale) Indique un lieu proche du locuteur, ou un temps rapproché du moment de référence, ou, indique les deux (Lmt)
Takuu Nei Here (beside me); this (Mle)
Tikopia Nei This, here (Fth)
Tokelau Nei Demonstrative: this, these (post-nominal); now (post-verbal) (Sma)
Tongan Eni. Gi-heni. Here; in this place. Here, hither, to this place. (Mar)
Tongan Ne A particle frequently joined to the end of words for the sake of euphony -- women more frequently use it than men (Mar)
Tuamotu Nei Here (Stn)
Tuvalu Nei Here; this (near me); now (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ne(e), nei This, now (demonstrative pronoun, this near speaker or focal person) (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/nei Those, this (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Nee/nee Now (Hvn)
West Futuna Nei This (Dty)
West Uvea Nei (comme dernier élément d'un groupe nominal): -ci; (adv) maintenant (Hmn)

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