Reconstruction:Proto-Philippine/banua

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This Proto-Philippine 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-PhilippineEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*banua

  1. inhabited land (territory supporting the life of a community)

DescendantsEdit

  • Batanic:
    • Ibatan: banua
    • Itbayaten: vanua
    • Ivatan: vanua
  • Central Luzon:
  • Greater Central Philippine:
  • Kalamian:
  • Minahasan:
  • Northern Luzon:
  • Sangiric:

Further readingEdit