Protoform: RAU.2 [PN] Hundred

Description: Hundred
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
Notes:

*1 Cf. PN *lau.2b 'indefinite large number'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Anuta Rau One hundred (Fbg)
East Futuna Lau Hundred (Mfr)
East Uvea Te/au/ Hundred Problematic (Btn)
Easter Island Rau Hundred (Fts)
Fijian Drau Hundred (Cpl)
Hawaiian Lau Four hundred, numerous (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Lau Hundred (Lbr)
Luangiua Hui kaa/lau 100 (Smd)
Mangareva Rau Hundred (Rch)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Rau 200 coconuts (Bck)
Marquesas ʔAu Originally two hundred or four hundred but now one hundred (Bgs)
Marquesas ʔAu Dans le groupe S.-E. 200; dans le groupe N.-O. 400. Selon la nouvelle maniere de compter 100. (Dln)
Moriori Rau Hundred (Shd)
New Zealand Maori Rau Hundred (Wms)
Niue Te/au Hundred (Sph)
Nuguria Huutaa/rau Hundred (counting money and coconuts) (Dvl)
Nuguria Rau/lau Hundred (Dvl)
Nukumanu Huita/rau Hundred (Trt)
Nukuoro Lau Hundred (Crl)
Penrhyn Rau Hundred; one hundred fathoms; two hundred, traditionally used for counting birds, fish and coconuts (Sta)
Pukapuka Lau One hundred (Bge)
Rarotongan Rau Two hundred (Bse)
Rennellese Gau One hundred (Ebt)
Saʔa I/raua Hundred (of yams) (Ivs)
Samoan Lau Hundred (Prt)
Sikaiana Lau Hundred (Dnr)
Tahitian Rau One hundred; when the natives count by couples, it is 200 (Dvs)
Takuu Rau Hundred (Hwd)
Takuu Lau/ika One hundred fish (Mle)
Tikopia Rau Ten or hundred according to items counted (Fth)
Tikopia Nge/au Hundred, in multiples (Gaimard) Problematic (Fth)
Tokelau Lau Classifying particle indicating 100 fathoms, skipjack, or birds (suffixed to numerals from two to nine) (Sma)
Tongan Te/au/ Hundred (Cwd)
Tongan -nge/au/ Hundreds (Cwd)
Tongan Te/áoo, të/áoo. Gne/áoo. A hundred. Hundreds. (Mar)
Tuamotu Rau Hundred (Stn)
Tuvalu Rau One hundred bonito or nuts ; a hundred of anything (Fny)
West Futuna Sinta/rau Hundreds (Cpl)

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