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Reconstruction:Proto-Malayo-Polynesian/batu

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This Proto-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-Malayo-PolynesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *batu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*batu

  1. stone (substance; small piece of stone)

DescendantsEdit

  • Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
    • Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
      • Oceanic
        • Fijian: vatu
          • → English: vatu
        • Polynesian: *fatu
  • Malagasy: vato
  • Philippine
  • Sunda-Sulawesi