Protoform: MAA.1 [OC] And (connecting units to preceding tens): *ma(a)

Description: And (connecting units to preceding tens): *ma(a)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to OC: Oceanic

*1 Cf. PN *ma.4 "and, with", *tumaqa "additive numeral ligative"
*7 PBN *ma "and" (Lvy. 1979).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Maa And (used with numerals) (Fbg)
East Uvea Ma Et (pour les nombres) (Rch)
Easter Island Maa And (used with numerals) (Fts)
Kapingamarangi Ma- Numeral classifier for digits over ten (Lbr)
Luangiua Ma Joins tens to units (Hbn)
Marquesas Ma (MQN) Conjonction qui dans les îles du nord rattache les nombres d'unité à celui des dizaines (Lch)
Moriori Ma And (with numbers) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Maa Conjunction linking units with tens and perhaps also linking proper names in such god-names as Taane-ma-huta (?), Rongo-maa-Taane, Taawhiri-maa-(Aa)tea (Bgs)
Niue Ma Numeral conjunction (Sph)
Nuguria Ma(a) Connective of numerals (Dvl)
Nukumanu Ma Connects tens with units (Trt)
Penrhyn Maa Joins tens to units (Sta)
Rarotongan Maa In numbers, used to link units (1 to 9) to the next higher orders (tens, hundreds, etc.) (Bse)
Samoan Ma Connects tens with units (Prt)
Tahitian Maa Précède les unités dans un nombre qui dépasse dix (Lmt)
Takuu Maa Connects tens with units (Mle)
Tongan Maa And (only with numerals) (Cwd)
Tongan Ma The conjunction, and...used only in connecting numbers (Mar)
Tuvalu Maa And (with numerals) (Rby)
West Futuna Ma And (not confined to numerals) (Dty)

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