This Proto-Austronesian entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Austronesian edit

Etymology edit

Compare Proto-Hlai *Cuɾaːŋ (shrimp).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. shrimp; crayfish; lobster

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Malayo-Polynesian: *qudaŋ (see there for further descendants)
  • Paiwan: quzang

Further reading edit