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Reconstruction:Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian/waiʀ

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This Proto-Eastern Malayo-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-Eastern Malayo-PolynesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

*waiʀ

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

DescendantsEdit

  • Halmahera-Cenderawasih: *waiʀ
    • Biak: war
    • Irarutu: were
  • Oceanic: *waiʀ
    • Admiralty Islands
    • Central-Eastern Oceanic
      • Remote Oceanic
        • Central Pacific
          • Fijian: wai
          • Polynesian: *wai
            • Nuclear Polynesian: *wai
              • Eastern Polynesian: *wai
                • Central–Eastern Polynesian
                  • Marquesic
                    • Hawaiian: wai
                    • Mangarevan: vai
                    • North Marquesan: vai
                  • Tahitic
                • Rapa Nui: vai
              • Samoic–Outlier
                • Ellicean
                • Futunic
                • Samoan: vai
                • Tokelauan: vai
            • Tongic
        • New Caledonian
          • Haeke: we
          • Northern New Caledonian
            • Extreme Northern New Caledonian
              • Nyâlayu: we
              • Yuaga: we
            • Haveke: we
            • North Northern New Caledonian
              • Fwâi: we
              • Hmwaveke: we
              • Jawe: we
              • Nemi: we
              • Pije: we
        • North–Central Vanuatu
      • Southeast Solomonic
    • Western Oceanic

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