Protoform: TUMAQA [EO] An additive numeral ligative: *tu(u)maqa

Description: An additive numeral ligative: *tu(u)maqa
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to EO: Eastern Oceanic

*1 Cf. PN *maa.1
*3 PEO *(nt)um(w)a "connects tens and units" (Ply. 1972).

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Easter Island Tuumaʔa More or less; used between tens and units (Kvt)
Hawaiian Kuumaa Prefix to numbers, as `umi kuumaakaahi "eleven" (Pki)
Ifira-Mele An/tuumaa/ Connects tens to units (Clk)
Kapingamarangi Duumaa About, approximately; portion between two round numbers (e.g. 10 and 20); remainder (less than a whole number) (Lbr)
New Zealand Maori Tuumaa Odd number in excess (Wms)
Niue Tumaa Approximate counting units (refers to numbers 1 to 9 in units of 10 or greater; comparable to the English expressions "some twenty odd" , "some fifty odd" and so on; can be used to give the impression that the number is larger than the actual one (Sph)
Penrhyn Tuumaa To be more, more than (Sta)
Pukapuka Tuumaa Or more (Bge)
Rarotongan Tuumaa And some more, more than, ever so many (after numerals) (Bse)
Rennellese Tumaʔa Ligature in the formation of composite numbers connecting basic numbers... without a following basic number, tuma`a means "and over, more than" (Ebt)
Tahitian Tuma En sus, en plus. Over and above (Dvs). [ex. tens + units] (Jsn)
Vaeakau-Taumako (N)dumaa Be a numeral above ten (Hvn)
West Futuna Tuma An odd number in excess; plus, to add to [tens plus units] (Dty)

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