Protoform: TAQE.2 [OC] Negativiser

Description: Negativiser
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*0 >> P?? *tee, SO *seqe
*3 PCP *taqe "not" (Gty. 1981).
*4 POC *taqe "negative marker" (ACD).
*8 Note: See (Clark 1976:85-87) for discussion.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Taʔe Negacion condicional (Fts)
Niue Tee Negative particle: without, not (obsolete) (Sph)
Nuguria Te hai Be lacking, absent, without (Dvl)
Tongan Taʔe Not, un-, in-, non- or without (Cwd)
Tongan Tái Without, not having (often used to form compound words, like the English derivatives in-, un-, -less) (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Te/hei/oa Be without home, homeless, without parents Uncertain Semantic Connection (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Thae/lavaa Be tired, be exhausted (Hvn)

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