Protoform: QAUA.2 [PN] Negative imperative

Description: Negative imperative
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *kaua

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Aua Imperative: Don't, ...not to... (Fbg)
East Futuna Aua Impératif négatif présent (Mfr)
East Uvea ʔAua Particule négatif, s'emploie pour l'impératif négatif (Rch)
Mangaia ʔAuaʔa, ʔauraka. Don't, lest (Sta)
Mangareva Ki/aua Nég. imp. marque de défense (Rch)
Marquesas Aua. ʔAaua (Atl). Négation prohibitive. Une défense mitigée: non, nullement, ne...pas, il ne faut pas (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Aua/nei Peut-être Problematic (Dln)
Marquesas Oa, oi De peur de, de crainte que Phonologically Irregular (Lch)
New Zealand Maori Aua = kaua Negative imperative (Wms)
Niuafoʔou Aua. ʔAua (Tmo). Don't (Cct)
Niue Aua Emphatic pre-verbal negation marker for second-person imperatives; do not, don't you dare (Sph)
Niue Ua Pre-verbal negation marker for second person imperatives; don't, do not (Sph)
Nukumanu Auu/ se Negative imperative (Trt)
Nukuoro Au/de Negative prescriptive aspect marker (Crl)
Nukuoro Au Don't! (Crn)
Pukapuka Au(w)a/e Don't (Sby)
Pukapuka Au/yee Don't (formal) (Sby)
Rapa ʔAua No, do not Problematic (Sks)
Rarotongan ʔAua, ʔauaa, ʔauraka Don't! Problematic (Bse)
Sikaiana Aua A command not to do something being done, a call mostly to children then their parents want them to stop some activity or prevent an activity (Dnr)
Tahitian Au(r)aa Not, do not, imperatively (Dvs)
Takuu Au see Negative imperative marker, don't! (Mle)
Tokelau Aua Negative imperative particle; do not! (Sma)
Tongan ʔOua Negative in prohibitions, or after ke, etc. (Cwd)
Tongan O´-ooa To desist, hold, forbear; softly; until (Mar)
Vaeakau-Taumako Aua Don't (Hvn)

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