Numbers in Proto-Polynesian

How to count in Proto-Polynesian, the reconstructed ancestor of all modern Polynesian languages. It is thought that is was originally spoken in Tonga, Samoa and nearby islands, and spread out from there.

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East Futuana numbers

Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 *tasi [ˈta.si]
2 *rua [ˈɾu.a]
3 *tolu [ˈto.lu]
4 *fa [ˈfa(ː)]
5 *rima
6 *ono [ˈo.no]
7 *fitu
8 *walu [ˈwa.lu]
9 *hiwa [ˈhi.wa]
10 *haŋafulu [ˌha.ŋaˈfu.lu]

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polynesian_languages#Numerals_in_Polynesian_languages

Information about Proto-Polynesian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proto-Polynesian_language

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Numbers in Polynesian languages

Proto-Polynesian, Anutan, Emae, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, Māori, Marquesan (North), Marquesan (South), Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nukuria, Nukuoro, Pukapukan, Rapa, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rennellese, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Tokelauan, Takuu, Tongan, Tuvaluan, Wallisian

Numbers in other languages

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