Protoform: PEE-HENA [PN] (Be) like that (near you)

Description: (Be) like that (near you)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN. *pee- "be like"
*1 Cf. PN *pee-heni, *pee-hera

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Pena To precede towards a particular destination (always appears in conjunction with the directional particle *atu* or *ake*) (Fbg)
Luangiua Peeŋa Like that near you; if (Smd)
Mangareva Pena Ainsi, comme cela (se dit d'objets éloignés). So, like that (said of objects at some distance off) (Tgr). (Rch)
Marquesas Peʔena Près de toi: par là, comme cela, de cette manière-là (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Peenaa (Be) like that (near or associated with) you (Bgs)
Niue Pehena In like manner, like that (McE)
Nuguria Peenaa Like that (Dvl)
Nukumanu Peenaa Like this, like that (Trt)
Penrhyn Peenaa Do like that, do as you are doing (Sta)
Pukapuka Peenaa Like that (Sby)
Rarotongan Peenaa-ʔia Like that, in the way that you are doing it (Bse)
Rennellese Peenaa Like that (Ebt)
Sikaiana Pee naa Like that (Dnr)
Takuu Pe(e)naa Like that (close to you), in that way (Mle)
Tokelau Veenaa (Be) like that Problematic (Sma)
Tongan Pehena Like that (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Phenaa, fenaa [NUP,TAU] Like that (Hvn)
West Uvea Peena, pena Comme cela (Hmn)

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