Numbers in Proto-Polynesian

How to count in Proto-Polynesian, the reconstructed ancestor of all modern Polynesian languages. It is thought that is was originally spoken in Tonga, Samoa and nearby islands, and spread out from there.

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East Futuana numbers

Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 *tasi [ˈ]
2 *rua [ˈɾu.a]
3 *tolu [ˈ]
4 *fa [ˈfa(ː)]
5 *rima
6 *ono [ˈ]
7 *fitu
8 *walu [ˈ]
9 *hiwa [ˈhi.wa]
10 *haŋafulu [ˌha.ŋaˈ]


Information about Proto-Polynesian

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Numbers in Polynesian languages

Proto-Polynesian, Anutan, Emae, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, Māori, Marquesan (North), Marquesan (South), Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nukumanu, Nukuria, Nukuoro, Pukapukan, Rapa, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rennellese, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Tokelauan, Takuu, Tongan, Tuamotuan, Tuvaluan, Wallisian, West Uvean

Numbers in other languages

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