Protoform: KOI.3 [OC] Preposed verbal particle of continuity; still, while

Description: Preposed verbal particle of continuity; still, while
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*3 PEO *koi "still, again" (Ply. 1972).
*4 POC *koi.1 "again; a preverbal particle" (Ply. 1976).
*1 Cf. PPN *kai.7
*8 Note. MAO probably only in eastern dialects (Bgs).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Koi Still, yet (Fbg)
East Futuna Koi Still, yet. Encore (modalité aspectuelle) (Mfr)
Hawaiian ʔOi Continuity, while (Pki)
Luangiua ʔOi Continuative (Smd)
Mangareva Koi Pendant (Jnu)
Marquesas Oi Tandis que, pendant que, avant que; venir de (Dln)
New Zealand Maori Koi While (preposed verbal particle, poetic form); lest (Bgs)
Niue Koe Progressive non-future Problematic (Sph)
Nuguria Koi/moto Unreif (Ths)
Nuguria Oi/mata Roh (Ths)
Nukumanu Koi For now; still; while; only (postposed) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Trt)
Nukuoro Goi Still (Crl)
Pukapuka Koi Tense aspect mood marker, poss. inceptive; used in polite requests Problematic (Sby)
Rarotongan Koi While (Bse)
Rennellese Koi Still, yet, while (Ebt)
Sikaiana Koi Tense-aspect marker, present progressive; still (Dnr)
Tahitian ʔOi Pendant que, tant que; presque (Lmt)
Takuu Koi Still (post-verbal) (Mle)
Tikopia Koi In the act of, in the process of, still doing, being; while (Fth)
Tokelau Koi Present progressive or continuous. Still. (Sma)
Tongan ʔOku Progressive Problematic (Ply)
Tuamotu Koi Whilst, so long as (Stn)
Tuvalu Koi Present continuous verbal particle; still; while (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Koi Still, really (Hvn)
West Uvea Goi Preverbal marker of continuity or duration (Hmn)

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