Reconstruction:Proto-Nuclear Polynesian/aka

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This Proto-Nuclear Polynesian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Nuclear PolynesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *aka, from Proto-Oceanic *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.

NounEdit

*aka

  1. root (of plant)

DescendantsEdit

  • Ellicean – Eastern Polynesian
    • Tuvalu – Eastern Polynesian
      • Eastern Polynesian – Northern Outlier
        • Eastern Polynesian: *aka
          • Marquesic
          • Rapa Nui: aka
          • Tahitic
            • Maori-Moriori
            • Tahitian: aʻa

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