Reconstruction:Proto-Austronesian/ɣatep

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This Proto-Austronesian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-AustronesianEdit

Proto-Austronesian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *ɣatep

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

*ɣatep [1]

  1. five
    Synonym: *lima

Derived termsEdit

(Note: these derivations are very tentative, such compound cannot phonologically lead to the claimed numerals)

  • *ɣatep-i-duSa (two)
  • *ɣatep-a-təlu (three)
  • *ɣatep-i-Səpat (four)

DescendantsEdit

  • Northern Formosan:
    • Northwest Formosan:
    • Western Plains:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sagart, Laurent (2004) The higher phylogeny of Austronesian and the position of Tai-Kadai, Oceanic Linguistics, 43 (2), pp.411-444