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Reconstruction:Proto-Austronesian/batu

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This Proto-Austronesian 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-AustronesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*batu

  1. stone (substance)
  2. stone (small piece of stone)

DescendantsEdit

  • Malayo-Polynesian: *batu
    • Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
      • Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
        • Oceanic
          • Fijian: vatu
            • → English: vatu
          • Polynesian: *fatu
    • Malagasy: vato
    • Philippine
    • Sunda-Sulawesi