Protoform: QAA-NEI [PN] Just now, soon, later today *qaa-(i)-n(a,e)i

Description: Just now, soon, later today *qaa-(i)-n(a,e)i
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 << PN *qaa-.2 (future time prefix), *nei 'here, now'
*1 Cf. CE *aakuanei, NP *qaa-i-laa-nei

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Uvea Aanai Dans un instant, tout à l'heure (Rch)
Easter Island Ani/raa, arinaa Hoy, ahora luego, un poco más tarde. Today (with imperfective aspect) (Wbr). (Fts)
Niue Aenei Nowadays (Sph)
Nuguria Anei Today, now (Dvl)
Rapa K/anei Today (future) (Grn)
Samoan ʔAanei It is likely; may, I fear that; it is about, more or less Uncertain Semantic Connection (Prt)
Takuu Aanei (And) then (Mle)
Tongan ʔAnai Shortly, presently, a little later on, later on today (Cwd)
Tongan Aný Presently, by and by (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Anee Now, and now (clause-linking conjunction). Now, here (Hnh). (Hvn)
Vaeakau-Taumako Ane(e), ine(e) And now, now, for the moment (clause-linking conjunction) (Hvn)
West Uvea Ainei Bientot, tout à l'heure (ref. future) (Hmn)

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