Reconstruction:Proto-Malayic/tahu(ʔ)

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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, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taqu, from Proto-Austronesian *Caqu.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*tahu(ʔ)

  1. to know
  2. be able to

DescendantsEdit

  • Iban: tau (to be able)
  • Kendayan: tahu
  • Malayan:
  • Urak Lawoi’: ตาฮู (tahu)