Protoform: TAQU.2 [FJ] Preposed particle marking nouns as plural or members of a class

Description: Preposed particle marking nouns as plural or members of a class
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to FJ: Fijic
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Taʔu Genre, sorte, espèce; classe d'âge (Mfr)
Fijian Tau With numerals expressing collectives (Cpl)
Hawaiian Kau Particle indicating plural (Pki)
Marquesas Tau Plural marker before nouns. Marque du pluriel pour un grand nombre (Lch). Number marker: plural (Mtu). (Dln)
Niue Tau Plural marker of both definite and indefinite noun phrases (Sph)
Rennellese Taʔu Indicator of a mass or group (Ebt)
Samoan Tau A sign of the plural applied to birds. Classificatory particle used for things in bunches or clusters (Mnr). (Prt)
Tahitian Tau Quelques (Lmt)
Tikopia Tau Numerical classifier of canoes (Fth)
Tongan Toʔu Preposed to certain human nouns to mean "class of, group of" (Cwd)
Vaeakau-Taumako Tau- Prefix to numerals from two to ten referring to almost any kind of countable objects (fish, years, bows, arrows, etc.) (Hvn)
West Uvea Tau- Indefinite pluraliser marking human groups (Hmn)

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