Reconstruction:Proto-Oceanic/waiʀ

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This Proto-Oceanic 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-Oceanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

*waiʀ

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Descendants[edit]

  • Admiralty Islands
    • Eastern Admiralty Islands
      • Southeast Admiralty Islands
  • Central-Eastern Oceanic
    • East Fijian
    • Polynesian: *wai
      • Emaic
      • East Futuna: vai
      • Futuna-Aniwa: vai
      • Niuafo'ou: vai
      • Nuclear Polynesian: *wai
        • Ellicean – Eastern Polynesian
          • Anuta: vai
          • Ellicean
            • Kapingamarangi: wai
            • Nukuoro: vai
            • Ontong Java: vai
            • Takuu: vai
          • Tikopia: vai
          • Tuvalu – Eastern Polynesian
            • Eastern Polynesian – Northern Outlier
              • Eastern Polynesian: *wai
                • Marquesic
                  • Hawaiian: wai
                  • Mangarevan: vai
                  • North Marquesan: vai
                • Rapa Nui: vai
                • Tahitic
                  • Maori-Moriori
                  • Rarotongan: vai
                  • Tahitian: vai
            • Penrhyn: vai
            • Tuvaluan: vai
      • Rennellese: bai
      • Samoan-Tokelauan
      • Tongic
    • Southeast Solomonic
      • Longgu-Malaita-Makira
        • Malaita-Makira
          • Makira
          • Malaita
            • Southern Malaita
              • 'Are'are: wai
    • Southern Oceanic
      • New Caledonian – Loyalties
        • New Caledonian
          • Haeke: we
          • Northern New Caledonian
            • Haveke: we
            • Extreme Northern New Caledonian
              • Nyâlayu: we
              • Yuaga: we
            • North Northern New Caledonian
              • Nemi
      • Vanuatu
        • North-Central Vanuatu
          • East Vanuatu
          • Santo-Malekula
            • Santo
              • West Santo
    • Western Oceanic
      • Papuan Tip
        • Peripheral Papuan Tip
          • Central Papuan Tip
            • West Central Papuan Tip
              • Nuclear West Central Papuan Tip

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