Protoform: TEI.1 [TA] Particle indicating present position, or action

Description: Particle indicating present position, or action
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TA: Tahitic

*0 << PN *te "non-past tense", *(q)i "in, at, on"
*2 PFJ *tei.

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Mangaia Tei Possible locations, what or which, among several possibilities Problematic (Sta)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tei Locative predicate marker (Krk)
Moriori Tchi Present location (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Kei Present position, at; present continuous pseudo-verbal tense marker Phonologically Irregular (Bgs)
Penrhyn Tei Preposed particle marking present position: at (Sta)
Rarotongan Tei At, in, in the act of (Sve)
Tahitian Tei (devant une forme nominale) Marque de prédicat, indique la position présente (Lmt)
Tuamotu Tei Locative particle, at, in, on (Stn)

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