Reconstruction:Proto-Malayic/air

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This Proto-Malayic 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-MalayicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*air

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

DescendantsEdit

  • Ibanic
    • Iban: ai
    • Mualang: aik
  • Malayan
    • Banjarese: air
    • Brunei Malay: aing
    • Central Malay: aiak
    • Kendayan: ai
    • Kedah Malay: ayaq
    • Malay: air
      • Ambonese Malay: aer
      • Indonesian: air
    • Minangkabau: aia

ReferencesEdit

  • Adelaar, K. A. (1992) Proto-Malayic: The reconstruction of its phonology and parts of its lexicon and morphology[1], Canberra: The Australian National University

Further readingEdit