Protoform: TINO-.B [SO] Numeral prefix (classifier) indicating ten humans

Description: Numeral prefix (classifier) indicating ten humans
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to SO: Samoic-Outlier Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Tino Numeral prefix for ten humans (Mfr)
East Uvea Sino Unite (en comptant les ignames) (Btn)
Marquesas Ti/onohuʔu Dix, dizaine (en parlant des hommes) Problematic (Lch)
Nukuoro Dino Numeral classifier (by tens) for persons (Crl)
Pukapuka Tino Numeral prefix for counting people, and fish such as tuna, from ten up (Bge)
Rennellese Tino Ten (classifier for humans and large fauna) (Ebt)
Samoan Tino Ten, in counting men or bonito (Prt)
Sikaiana Tinno Prefix to cardinal numbers: counting of humans by tens (Dnr)
Takuu Tino Tens of people. (Used with numerals from two to nine.) (Mle)
Tikopia Tino Decimal prefix used in counting birds (Drd)
Tokelau Tino- Classifying prefix used in counting people, skipjack, octopus and birds, and referring to a unit of ten (Sma)
Tongan -ga-sino Unit classifier in counting yams (up to 5) Problematic (Cct)
Tuvalu Tino Indicates ten bonito, or coconuts (above twenty) (Rby)
Vaeakau-Taumako Sino/agafulu Ten (people) (Ray)
Vaeakau-Taumako Hino Person (in counting) [but cf. hinolua 'twenty persons'etc.] (Hvn)
West Futuna Jin/tarau Hundred Uncertain Semantic Connection (Dty)

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