Reconstruction:Proto-Malayic/air mata

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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

*air (water) +‎ *mata (eye), from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair mata, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ ni mata.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*air mata

  1. tear (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes)

DescendantsEdit

  • Malayan
    • Malay: air mata / اءير مات