Appendix:Proto-Nuclear Polynesian/wai

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This entry contains Proto-Nuclear Polynesian 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-Nuclear Polynesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *wai, from Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

Noun[edit]

*wai

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Descendants[edit]