Protoform: -KU.1 [AN] First person singular possessive suffix

Description: First person singular possessive suffix
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to AN: Austronesian
Notes:

*3 PEO *-9ku "first person singular pronoun" (Ply. 1972).
*5 PMP *`aku` "ich, Pronomen personale" (Dpf).
*6 PAN *aku "1s nominative: I" (ACD).
*8 Marks 1s possessor after possessive prepositions *qa and *o

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta -ku First person singular possessive suffix (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔA/ku, ʔo/ku First person singular possessive form after /ma/ /mo/ and /io/ 'for (A and O forms)' 'at' (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔA ʔa/ku, ʔoʔo/ku De moi, mon, mes (Rch)
Easter Island A a/ku, o o/ku First person singular possessive pronoun, mine (Fts)
Emae A/ku First person singular possessive, of mine Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian K/equ/ First person singular possessive adjective (edibles), my (Cpl)
Fijian -qu First person singular possessive (Cpl)
Hawaiian A/ʔu, o/ʔu First person singular ∅-possessive (≠ definite singular possessed item) Problematic (Pki)
Ifira-Mele -ku First person singular possessive suffix (Clk)
Kapingamarangi A/ku, u/ku, o/ku First person singular possessive plural possessed object (Ebt)
Mangaia Aa/ku, oo/ku I, mine Problematic (Sta)
Mangareva -ku First person singular possessive suffix (Rch)
Marquesas -ʔu First person singular (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Aa/ku, oo/ku First person singular possessive postposed comment used when the determiner of the phrase is not te or ngā Problematic (Hlw)
Niuafoʔou ʔA/ku, ʔo/ku First person singular type II pronoun, occurring after the prepositions 'o, 'a, mo'o and ma'a (Tmo)
Niue Haa/ku My, of mine (McE)
Nukuoro -gu First person singular possessive dependent pronoun... (Crl)
Penrhyn -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Sta)
Pukapuka -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Bge)
Rarotongan -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Bse)
Rennellese -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Ebt)
Samoan O/ʔu, aa/ʔu First person singular possessive predicate. My, mine (Mnr)
Tahitian Aa/ʔu, ooʔu Pronom possessif, 1re personne du singulier, classe zéro. (Lmt)
Takuu Aa/ku First person singular possessive postposed pronoun, sg and pl, of mine (Mle)
Tikopia -ku First person singular (possessive) (Fth)
Tokelau A a/ku, o o/ku My, mine, of my, of mine (Sma)
Tongan ʔA(ʔa)/ku, ʔo(ʔo)/ku My, mine (Cwd)
Tuamotu -ku First person singular (Possessive) (Stn)
Tuvalu Aa/ku, oo/ku Special coalesced form of possessive preposition and 1st person pronoun (Bsr)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/ku, o/ku First person singular postnominal possessive... (Hvn)
West Futuna A/ku, o/ku First person singular non-article based possessive, postposed to noun phrase, of mine (Dty)
West Uvea A/ku, o/ku First person singular possessive pronoun (Hmn)

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