Protoform: PE [PN] Or, whether: *p(e,o)

Description: Or, whether: *p(e,o)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pe If, whether; or (Fbg)
East Futuna Pe/po Ou, ou bien. Po (rarely used) appears before ko (Mfr)
East Uvea Pe Si; introduit une proposition interrogative indirecte ou une proposition qui exprime le doute (Rch)
Ifira-Mele Pe Or (Clk)
Luangiua Po/i If, as if (Smd)
Niue Po Or (Sph)
Pukapuka Pe Or, whether (Bge)
Rennellese Po Conjunction indicating a question or doubt and sometimes meaning or (Ebt)
Samoan Pee/po Or. Po appears before 'o, 'u, but not 'ou. (Prt)
Tikopia Pe Or, either...or, whether...or (Fth)
Tokelau Pe Or (Sma)
Tongan Pe Or, whether, or merely introducing an indirect question (Cwd)
Tongan Be/a The conjunction, or (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Po Whether, or, so that ; that, complementizing particle used before direct and indirect speech and thoughts... (Ray)
West Futuna Pe Conjunction: that, if (Cpl)

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