Protoform: LE [SO] Definite article singular

Description: Definite article singular
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian
Notes:

*0 << PN *te

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Le Singular definite article preposed to common nouns (Mfr)
Emae Re Singular definite article (Cpl)
Fijian Le Shortened form of lewe a numeral particle preceding numbers indicating people Problematic (Cpl)
Niuafo Ēou Le Indefinite article, some (Dye)
Niue E Common article with scope over common nouns Problematic (Sph)
Rotuman Le Untranslatable particle used before the names of commoners Uncertain Semantic Connection (Cwd)
Samoan Le Definite article singular (Prt)
Tongan E Definite article Problematic (Cwd)

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