Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/quha

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This Proto-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-PolynesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Pacific *quca, from Proto-Oceanic *qusan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quzan, from Proto-Austronesian *quzaN (rain).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*quha

  1. rain

DescendantsEdit

  • Tongic
    • Tongan: ʻuha (rain, to rain, rainy, wet)
    • Niuean: uha
      • Nuclear Polynesian
        • Ellicean
          • Samoic
            • Samoan-Tokelauan
              • Samoan: ua
          • Eastern Polynesian
            • Tahitic
              • Maori: ua (rain, to rain)
            • Marquesic
              • Hawaiian: ua (rain, to rain, rainy)