Appendix:Proto-Polynesian/fenua

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This entry contains Proto-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-Polynesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua (compare Indonesian and Malay benua and Fijian vanua), from Proto-Austronesian *banua.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /feˈnu.a/

Noun[edit]

*fenua

  1. world

Descendants[edit]