Protoform: KUA.1 [PN] Perfect aspect

Description: Perfect aspect
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PNP *ku

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ku(a) Perfect. Ku before bases of more than two morae (Bgs)
East Uvea Kua Particule signe du passe (Rch)
Hawaiian Ua Completed aspect, state or condition (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Kuu Perfective (Clk)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Kua Perfective (Krk)
Marquesas U(a) Verbal particle, perfect aspect. U before bases of more than two morae (Bgs)
New Zealand Maori Kua Perfect (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Kua Mark of past or perfect tense (Cct)
Niue Kua Non-future tense and present perfect tense marker (Sph)
Penrhyn Kua Perfective (Sta)
Pukapuka Koa Tense marker indicating a state that is beginning to develop (Mta)
Rapa Kua Perfect particle, marking completed action (Sks)
Rarotongan Kua Perfect (Bse)
Rennellese Kua Inceptive aspect, often a recently attained state (Ebt)
Samoan ʔUa, ʔolo/ʔua/ Perfect, immediate present (Prt)
Tahitian ʔUa Particule verbale: Aspect accompli (indique qu'une action est accomplie au moment de référence), souvent équivalent au passé (Lmt)
Tikopia Ku(a) Past action or state accomplished (Fth)
Tokelau Kua Perfect tense marker (Sma)
Tongan Kuo Perfect (Cwd)
Tuamotu Kua Completed action (Stn)
Tuvalu Koa Present, continuous tense marker (Niutao) ; inceptive (Nanumea) ; ? perfect (Fny)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ko Particle signifying phasal aspect, a change in the world, a command or strong wish or simply a progression of events in a narrative Phonologically Irregular (Hvn)
West Uvea Gua Morphème préverbal, à valeur perfective (Pronounced [gwa], never [gua] or [goa]) (Hmn)
West Uvea (G)o Morphème préverbal, marque du parfait, utilisée avec le pronom 3 ia (Hmn)

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