Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/fa

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This Proto-Polynesian 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-PolynesianEdit

Proto-Polynesian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *fa

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Oceanic *pat, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *pat, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian [Term?] from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat.[1]

NumeralEdit

*fa[1]

  1. four
DescendantsEdit
  • Proto-Nuclear Polynesian:
    • Proto-Eastern Polynesian:
      • Marquesic:
        • Hawaiian:
        • South Marquesan: fa
      • Tahitic:
      • Rapa Nui: ha
    • Samoic-Outlier:
      • Elician:
        • Kapingamarangi: haa
        • Tuvaluan: fa
      • Futunic:
        • Anuta: pa
        • Rennellese: haa
      • Samoic:
  • Tongic:

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?], from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian [Term?], from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *paʀaek, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *vaʀa.[2]

AdjectiveEdit

*fa[2]

  1. hoarse
DescendantsEdit
  • Proto-Nuclear Polynesian:
    • Proto-Eastern Polynesian:
      • Marquesic:
        • Hawaiian:
        • South Marquesan:
      • Tahitic:
      • Rapa Nui:
    • Samoic-Outlier
      • Elician:
      • Futunic:
        • Wallisian: fa
      • Samoic:
  • Tongic

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ross Clark and Simon J. Greenhill, editors (2011), “FAA (1)”, in POLLEX-Online: The Polynesian Lexicon Project Online[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ross Clark and Simon J. Greenhill, editors (2011), “FAA (2)”, in POLLEX-Online: The Polynesian Lexicon Project Online[2]