Reconstruction:Proto-Malayo-Polynesian/hikan

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This Proto-Malayo-Polynesian entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *Sikan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*hikan

  1. fish (vertebrate animal)

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:
    • Central Malyo-Polynesian:
    • Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian: *ikan
      • Proto-Halmahera-Cenderawasih:
      • Proto-Oceanic: *ikan
        • Central-Eastern Oceanic:
          • Central Oceanic:
            • Fijian: ika
            • Proto-Polynesian: *ika
              • Proto-Nuclear Polynesian:
                • Niuatoputapu: ika
                • Proto-Eastern Polynesian:
                • Samoan: i'a
              • Tongan: ika
          • Micronesian:
        • Western Oceanic:
  • Western Malayo-Polynesian: