Protoform: PE-HEE [TO] Like that; to say

Description: Like that; to say
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to TO: TO
Notes:

*0 < *pe-hera, >> NP *pee-laa
*1 Cf. PN *pee-hena, *pee-heni

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Niuafo Ēou Pehee Say Borrowed (Tmo)
Niue Pehee To be like, to resemble; to say (like this, direct speech) (Sph)
Niue Pehe To say (McE)
Niue Pehee Thus (used for present or future time) (McE)
Tongan Pehee Like this, like that; such, thus; to say, to think... (Cwd)
Tongan Behe So, in this manner, alike; to signify, to give another to understand; to relate, to say; to resolve or determine; to show or exhibit (Mar)
Tongan Pee Only; neither more nor less nor other nor otherwise, etc. Phonologically Irregular (Cwd)
Tongan Be Only, alone, solely, by oneself; never otherwise than (Mar)

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