Protoform: RAA [PN] Demonstrative particle: there, yonder (not near speaker or addressee)

Description: Demonstrative particle: there, yonder (not near speaker or addressee)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Emae Raa There, over there (Cpl)
Hawaiian Laa There (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Raa That (not close to speaker or hearer) (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Laa There (away from speaker and hearer) (Lbr)
Luangiua Laa Yonder (Smd)
Marquesas ʔA Celui-ci, celui-là, là (Dln)
Moriori Ra Postnominal demonstrative, that (Shd)
Moriori A/raa That is (to say) (Shd)
Moriori E/ra Those (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Raa Postposed particle marking distance from speaker in space or time (Bgs)
Niue Laa Just, yet, here, there Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Niue Aa Sign of emphatic imperative (postverbal) (McE)
Nuguria Ki/la Direction; near; weitere Nähe; in der Richtung nach (Ths)
Nuguria Te/la/taha Opposite (Ray)
Nuguria Ki/laa There (Dvl)
Nuguria Te laa Another, next (time) (Dvl)
Nukumanu Raa Phrase final particle of definiteness (Trt)
Nukuoro Laa There in the distance (Crl)
Pukapuka Laa There (Bge)
Rarotongan Raa There (Bse)
Rennellese Gaa There, some, other (Ebt)
Sikaiana Laa There (Dnr)
Tahitian Ra (après une forme verbale ou nominale, avec allongement de la dernière voyelle du mot précédent) Indique l'éloignement dans le temps ou l'espace, ou les deux (Lmt)
Takuu A/raa (And) then (Hwd)
Takuu (Ki)laa, raa There, yonder (further from the speaker than kinaa) (Mle)
Tikopia Ra Indicator of distance or decision (Fth)
Tongan Aa Adv. used for the sake of politeness or emphasis. Là (Btn). (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/la Postnuclear qualifier, usually indicating uncertainty, or softening of the preceding word; if Problematic (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/laa Then, and then (clause initial linking conjunction, may be preceded by the preposition ko); that's it (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thai/la Another one, other (Hvn)
West Futuna Ra There, yonder, over there (Dty)

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