Appendix:Proto-Polynesian/kutu

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This Proto-Polynesian 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-Polynesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Oceanic *kutu, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈku.tu/

Noun[edit]

*kutu

  1. louse

Descendants[edit]