Protoform: -U [PN] Second person singular possessive suffix

Description: Second person singular possessive suffix
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*4 POC *-mu
*8 Marks 2s possessor after possessive prepositions *qa and *o

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta -u Second person singular possessive suffix (Fbg)
East Futuna ʔA/u, ʔo/u Second person singular possessive form after /ma/ /mo/ and /io/ 'for (A and O forms)' 'at' (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔA ʔa/u, ʔo o/u De toi, ton, tes (Btn)
Easter Island A a/u, o o/u Second person singular possessive pronoun, yours (Fts)
Emae A/u Second person singular possessive, of yours Problematic (Cpl)
Fijian -mu Second person singular possessive (Cpl)
Hawaiian Aa/u, o/u Second person singular ∅-possessive (≠ definite singular possessed item) Problematic (Pki)
Ifira-Mele -u Second person singular possessive suffix (Clk)
Kapingamarangi A/u, o/u Second person singular possessive plural possessed object pronoun (Ebt)
Mangaia ʔA/u You, the singular second personative substitute in certain possessive sentences (Sta)
Mangareva -u Second person singular possessive suffix (Rch)
New Zealand Maori Aa/u, oo/u Second person singular possessive postposed comment used when the determiner of the phrase is not te or ngā Problematic (Hlw)
Niuafoʔou ʔA/u, ʔo/u Second person singular type II pronoun, occurring after the prepositions 'o, 'a, mo'o and ma'a (Tmo)
Niue Haa/u Thy, your (McE)
Nukuoro -u Second person singular possessive dependent pronoun... (Crl)
Penrhyn -u Second person singular (Possessive) (Sta)
Pukapuka -u Second person singular (Possessive) (Bge)
Rarotongan -u Second person singular (Possessive) (Bse)
Rennellese -u Second person singular (Possessive) (Ebt)
Samoan Aa/u, o/u Second person singular possessive predicate, thine (Prt)
Takuu Aa/u Second person singular possessive postposed pronoun, sg and pl, of yours (Mle)
Tikopia -u Second person singular (possessive) (Fth)
Tokelau A aa/u, o oo/u Yours (Sma)
Tongan ʔA(ʔa)/u, ʔo(ʔo)/u Your, yours (singular) (Cwd)
Tuamotu -u Second person singular (Possessive) (Stn)
Tuvalu -u Second person singular possessive 0 (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako A/u, o/u Second person singular postnominal possessive... (Hnh)
West Futuna A/u, o/u Second person singular non-article based possessive, postposed to noun phrase, of yours (Dty)
West Uvea A/u, o/u Second person singular possessive pronoun (Hmn)

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