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Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/taqu

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqun.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈta.ʔu/

NounEdit

*taqu

  1. year (lengthy standard measurement of time)

DescendantsEdit

  • Hawaiian: kau
  • Maori: tau
  • Niuean: tau
  • Rapa Nui: ta'u
  • Tongan: taʻu