Protoform: TOO-MUQA [PN] Be early, first (Rby)

Description: Be early, first (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *muqa "before (space, time)"

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tomuʔa D'abord, auparavant (Gzl)
East Uvea To muʔa D'abord; auparavant (Btn)
Kapingamarangi Hakaa/tamua First Problematic (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Toomua Early, previous (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Toomuʔa Early (Tmo)
Niue Toomua To arrive early. To be the very first (Sph). (McE)
Pukapuka Taumua Early, arrive first Problematic (Sby)
Samoan Tomua Begin, arrive first (Prt)
Tokelau Tomua Be too early, too hasty; (of talk, speech, etc.) begin, commence, introduce (Sma)
Tongan Tomuʔa Be or happen first (Cwd)
Tongan Tomooa Before, first (as to time) (Mar)
Tuvalu Toomua Early (Rby)

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