Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/rua

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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 : *rua

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central Pacific *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

*rua

  1. two

DescendantsEdit

  • Niuean: ua
  • Nuclear Polynesian:
    • Eastern Polynesian:
    • Samoan: lua
    • Tuvaluan: lua
    • Wallisian: lua
  • Tongan: ua