Reconstruction:Proto-Malayic/hantu

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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, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qanitu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaNiCu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*hantu

  1. ghost (spirit of the dead)
  2. owl

DescendantsEdit

  • Ibanic:
    • Iban: antu
    • Mualang: antu
    • Seberuang: antu
  • Kendayan: antu
  • Malayan:
  • Urak Lawoi': ฮาตู (hatu)