Protoform: KO-IA [PN] That's it, that's right. Conjunction: so, therefore: *ko ia (ai)

Description: Thatʔs it, thatʔs right. Conjunction: so, therefore: *ko ia (ai)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 < PN *ko, *ia

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ko ia C'est pour cela, c'est ainsi (+ai) (Mfr)
East Futuna Koia ai Ainsi, donc, alors, c'est pourquoi (Gzl)
Ifira-Mele Koia However (Clk)
Mangareva Ko ia, koia C'est cela; c'est lui, elle; terme d'encouragement à poursuivre sa marche, à faire son travail (Rch)
Marquesas ʔO ia C'est ça, c'est cela (Lch)
Marquesas ʔOia Si! Yes (contradiction) (Chf)
Marquesas ʔOi/nei Here (is) [presentative] (Mtu)
Marquesas Koeya Indeed (Crk)
Marquesas Oyenʔnah That same (Rbs)
Nuguria Koi Only (postposed) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dvl)
Tahitian ʔOia Oui, c'est cela, si (Lmt)
Tongan Ko ia That's it, that being so (therefore), etc. (Cwd)
Tongan Ko ia ai That being so, therefore (Cwd)
Tongan Coia Well done! that's right! truly (Mar)
West Futuna Kaia (ANI kaie) But Problematic (Cpl)

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