Protoform: MA-.1 [EO] Stativising prefix: *ma(a)-

Description: Stativising prefix: *ma(a)-
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic
Notes:

*3 PEO *ma "stative derivative" (Ply. 1972).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Ma- Stativiser (Ply)
Fijian Ma- Stativiser (semi-productive) (Ply)
Hawaiian Ma- Stativiser (Ply)
New Zealand Maori Ma- Fossil prefix on some stative verbs (Bgs)
Nukuoro Ma- Stativiser (Ply)
Pukapuka Ma- Stativiser (Sby)
Samoan Ma(a)- Stativiser (semi-productive (Ply)
Tikopia Ma- Adjective forming prefix (Fth)
Tokelau Ma- Denoting events or processes which come about spontaneously or by accident, without a purposeful agent (Hpr)
Tuvalu Ma- Stativiser, semi-productive (Rby)
Waya Ma(a)- Stativiser (semi-productive) (Ply)

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