Appendix: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-Polynesian[edit]

Proto-Polynesian cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : rua

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

*rua

  1. (cardinal) two

Descendants[edit]

  • Hawaiian: lua
  • Maori: rua
  • Niuean: ua
  • Rapa Nui: rua
  • Samoan: lua
  • South Marquesan: 'ua
  • Tongan: ua