Reconstruction:Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian/qabu

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This Proto-Eastern Malayo-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-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian[edit]


From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.



  1. ash (solid remains of a fire)


  • Halmahera-Cenderawasih: *qabu
  • Oceanic: *qapu
    • Central-Eastern Oceanic
      • Polynesian
        • Nuclear Polynesian
          • Ellicean – Eastern Polynesian
            • Tuvalu – Eastern Polynesian
              • Eastern Polynesian – Northern Outlier
                • Eastern Polynesian

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