Protoform: TAU-TASA [PN] Single, only one

Description: Single, only one
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*0 < PN *tasa 'one'
*1 Cf. PN *tau-lua, CE *tau-rua

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Tautati Only one; all alone, by himself, by itself (Fbg)
Hawaiian Kaukahi Standing alone, solitary, by oneself, lone...canoe with a single outrigger float (Pki)
Mangareva ToutaŹ”i Etre suspendu un par un aux branches (fruits) (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Tautahi Coconut that grows singly on one flower stalk (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Tautahi Odd one; single child (i.e. one at a birth); (sometimes) only child... (Wms)
Nukuoro Daudahi Only, alone (just one) (Crl)
Pukapuka Tautai Single coconut hanging in a tree (Bge)
Rennellese Tau tahi, tau tasi To be one, one at a time, singly, single coconut or pill (Ebt)
Samoan Tautasi To be one, alone, as the egg of a pigeon or an only child (Prt)
Takuu Tautasi One coconut; only child (or only one of its sex) born to a couple (Mle)
Tikopia Tautasi Singly, alone (Fth)
Tokelau Tautahi (of a person) Be alone, be all by oneself, be solitary (Sma)
Tongan Taautaha Personal, individual; one by one, one at a time, one in each place, individually (Cwd)

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