Protoform: TAU.3 [PN] Count, tell; read (Ebt) *(ta)tau

Description: Count, tell; read (Ebt) *(ta)tau
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian

*8 Possible loanword from Fijian > Tongan (Gty).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Ta/tau Count, read (Fbg)
Easter Island Ta/tau Contar, narrar (Cnt)
Easter Island Ta/taku Count, calculate Phonologically Irregular (Fts)
Emae Taau/a Count, read (Cpl)
Fijian Ta/tau To ask permission; to say goodbye (Cpl)
Ifira-Mele Taao/a, t/tao Count, read (old word) Phonologically Irregular (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Dau Count (things or people); read (Lbr)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Ta/tau/anga Counting (n) (Bck)
Marquesas Ta/tau. Te/tau (MQS)(Lch). Compter, conter, réciter. Lire, raconter, calculer (Lch). (Dln)
Marquesas Tàtóu To count (Crk)
Marquesas Tu, tou To number (Rbs)
Marquesas Mata/tetau Généalogie, histoire des ancêtres (Dln)
Marquesas Ea Mata tee tow Genealogy, as to trace it (Rbs)
Moriori Tau Calculate . Count; equal (?) (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Ta/tau/ Count (Wms)
Niue To/tou Read, count Phonologically Irregular (Sph)
Nukuoro Dau Count, read (Crl)
Penrhyn Ta/tau Read, count (Sta)
Penrhyn Tau Line (of descent) Uncertain Semantic Connection (Bck)
Pukapuka Ta/tau Count (Sby)
Rarotongan Ta/tau Read, count (Bse)
Rennellese Tau Count, enumerate (Ebt)
Rennellese Ta/tau To promise an offering to the gods Uncertain Semantic Connection (Ebt)
Rotuman Tau Learn, study, practise, teach b. Borrowed (Fox)
Samoan Fai/tau Count (Prt)
Samoan Tau To count (Prt)
Tahitian Ta/tau To count or number (Dvs)
Takuu T/tau Count, enumerate; counting system, number (Mle)
Tikopia (Ta)tau Count, reckon, measure (Fth)
Tokelau Fai/tau Read, count (Sma)
Tokelau Tau Count (Sma)
Tongan Ta/tau To express thanks to one's host or hostess, or to those who have entertained one, just before leaving Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cwd)
Tuamotu Ta/tau Describe, relate, recount (Stn)
Tuvalu Tau Count, read (Rby)
West Futuna Tau-a Count, add, read (Dty)
West Futuna Tau/nea Counting, enumeration (Cpl)
West Uvea Tau-a Compter, nombrer; lire (Hmn)

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