This Proto-Batak 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.
This Proto-Batak entry contains original research. The reconstruction in this entry is based on published research, but the specific form presented here is not found in prior works.

Proto-Batak edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quzan, from Proto-Austronesian *quzaN.

Noun edit


  1. rain

Descendants edit

  • Karo Batak: udan
  • Simalungun Batak: udan
  • Toba Batak: udan

References edit

  • K. A. Adelaar. 1981. "Reconstruction of Proto-Batak Phonology". In Robert A. Blust (ed.), Historical Linguistics in Indonesia: Part I, 1-20. Jakarta: Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya.