Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/hiwa

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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 : *hiwa

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central Pacific *ciwa, from Proto-Oceanic *siwa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *siwa, from Proto-Austronesian *Siwa.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

*hiwa[1]

  1. nine

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Nuclear Polynesian:
    • Proto-Eastern Polynesian: *iwa
      • Marquesic:
        • Hawaiian: iwa
        • North Marquesan: iva
        • South Marquesan: iva
      • Tahitic:
      • Rapa Nui: iva
    • Samoic-Outlier:
  • Tongic:

ReferencesEdit

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