ka… tae no longer, not any more

Part of Speech construction
Morphology ka ‘Perfect’ + tae
    • no longer, not any more
      • Example 1668:
        Ka i-mo tae!
        He cannot speak any more.
        Example Comment
      • Example 2309:
        Ini ka emele aplaka tae, ini ka momoso iote.
        She's not a young girl any more, she's become a woman now.
      • Example 2310:
        Basavono na, kuo demene ka l-ejau tae.
        These days, outrigger canoes aren't being made any more.
      • Example 2311:
        Ka tae.
        There's not any more. / It's over.
        Example Comment
        existential predicate

Related entries

  • Contains:
    • tae2 Negative existential: ‘there is no X’; be lacking, be absent / Negative answer: ‘no!’ / to no avail; in vain
  • See also:
    • katae be over, finished
    • ka2 marker of Perfect aspect: describes a current situation by reference to a previous event / prospective aspect, marking an action as imminent / polite imperative