Appendix:Proto-Polynesian/fale

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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, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *balay (compare Indonesian and Malay balai and Fijian vale), from Proto-Austronesian *balay.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈfa.le/

Noun[edit]

*fale

  1. house

Descendants[edit]