Protoform: MEQA.A [PN] Thing

Description: Thing
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*0 >> FU *neqa
*7 PMC *meeNa, meNa "thing" (Gdh 1995).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Mea Thing (Fbg)
East Futuna Neʔa Thing Phonologically Irregular (Bgs)
East Uvea Meʔa Thing (Rch)
Easter Island Meʔe Thing (Fts)
Hawaiian Mea Thing (Pki)
Ifira-Mele Nea Thing Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Mea Thing (Ebt)
Kapingamarangi Mee Thing (Lbr)
Luangiua Mea Thing (Smd)
Luangiua Mea/ʔe Reply (Hbn)
Mangaia Mea It, something, so-and-so, the afore-mentioned (Sta)
Mangareva Mea Thing (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Mea Thing (Krk)
Marquesas Mea Thing (Dln)
Moriori Me(e) Thing, one (Bke)
New Zealand Maori Mea (Any)thing; do (anything); what's-his-name (Bgs)
Niuafoʔou Meʔa Thing (Dye)
Niue Mena Thing, object, matter, material; cause, reason Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nuguria Mea Thing (Ray)
Nuguria Mee Thing, object; something, somebody (Dvl)
Nukumanu Mee Thing (Trt)
Nukuoro Me Thing (a word which can substitute for any nominal, adjectival or verbal notion) (Crl)
Penrhyn Mea Thing; small amount, trivial thing; to do (Sta)
Pukapuka Mea Say, think, do, etc.; thing (Bge)
Rarotongan Mea Thing (Bse)
Rennellese Meʔa Thing, person (Ebt)
Samoan Mea Thing (Prt)
Sikaiana Mea Thing (Dnr)
Tahitian Mea Mot qui dans une phrase peut se substituer à un nom commun, un nom propre, un verbe, une particule...: chose, un tel, faire (Lmt)
Tahitian Mena A thing, the same as mea Phonologically Irregular (Dvs)
Takuu Mee Thing, belongings, property (Mle)
Takuu Mea Thing (Hwd)
Tikopia Nea Thing Phonologically Irregular (Fth)
Tokelau Mea Thing, object, matter, reason, property, area, etc (Sma)
Tongan Meʔa Thing (Cwd)
Tongan Mea Affairs, things, effects; some, a part of (Mar)
Tuamotu Mea Thing (Stn)
Tuvalu Mea Thing (Rby)
West Futuna Nea Thing Phonologically Irregular (Dty)
West Uvea Nea Person, thing Phonologically Irregular (Hmn)

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