Protoform: -A [PN] Presence of, or infestation by, that indicated by the noun (Rby)

Description: Presence of, or infestation by, that indicated by the noun (Rby)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna -a Suffix indicating presence in quantity of the the noun (Bgs)
Fijian -a Suffix forming adjectives from some nouns (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele -a Noun stativising suffix (Rby) (Clk)
Niue -a Noun stativiser (Sph)
Pukapuka -a Suffix forming adjectives from some nouns (Sby)
Rennellese Namu/a/ Be mosquito-ridden, to be many mosquitoes (Ebt)
Samoan -a Denoting an abundance of thing denoted by the base (Prt)
Tokelau -a Expressing abundance or plentiful supply (Sma)
Tongan Namu/a/ Infested with mosquitoes (Cwd)
Tuvalu -a Noun stativiser (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako -a Suffix added nouns to form intransitive verbs expressing abundance or presence of something (Hvn)
Waya -a Non-productive suffix indicating abundance of a thing... (Ply)

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