Reconstruction:Proto-Austronesian/bəʀas

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This Proto-Austronesian 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-Austronesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (rice; fruit; bear fruit; round object), whence Tibetan འབྲས ('bras).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəʀaç/, /bəraç/

Noun[edit]

*bəʀas

  1. rice ((raw) seeds used as food)

Descendants[edit]

  • East Formosan
  • Malayo-Polynesian: *bəʀas
    • Nuclear Malayo-Polynesian
      • Central Malayo-Polynesian
        • Sumba-Flores
          • Ende-Manggarai
        • Timor-Babar
          • Nuclear Timor
            • East Timor
              • Tetumic
      • Western Malayo-Polynesian
        • Borneo-Philippines
          • North Bornean
            • Greater Barito
              • Barito
                • East Barito
                • West Barito
                  • South West Barito
              • North Sarawakan
                • Berawan-Kelabitic
                  • Berawan-Lower Baram
                  • Kelabitic
                • Kayan-Murik
                  • Modang-Kayan
                • Melanau-Bintulu
          • Philippine
            • Central Philippine
              • Bikol
                • Coastal Bikol
              • Mansakan
              • Palawan
              • Tagalog: bigás
              • Visayan
                • Cebuano: bugás
                • Central Visayan
                  • Peripheral Visayan
                • Western Visayan
            • Gorontalo–Mongondow
              • Mongondowic
            • Mindanao
              • Danao
                • Maranao: begas (cooked rice)
              • Subanun-Manobo
                • Manobo
                  • Central Manobo
                    • West Central Manobo
                      • Western Bukidnon Manobo: beGas
                  • North Manobo
            • Northern Philippine
              • Central Luzon
              • Northern Luzon
                • Northern Cordilleran
                • South–Central Cordilleran languages
                  • Central Cordilleran
                    • Nuclear Cordilleran
                      • Bontoc-Kankanay
                      • Ifugao
                  • South Cordilleran
            • Sangiric: *biʀas
              • North-Sangirese
            • Southern Mindoro
        • Celebic
          • Kaili-Pamona
            • Northern Kaili-Pamona
              • Pamona
        • Sunda-Sulawesi
          • Chamorro: pugas
          • Old Javanese: weas
          • Lampung
          • Malayo-Sumbawan
          • Moklen-Moken
          • Northwest Sumatran
            • Batak
              • Northern Batak
                • Dairi Batak: beras (fruit)
                • Karo Batak: beras
              • Southern Batak
                • Toba Batak: boras (rice)
              • Northern Barrier Islands
          • Rejang: blas
          • South Sulawesi
  • Northern Formosan
    • Atayalic
  • Paiwanic
    • Paiwan: vat (grain)
  • Puyuma: veRas
  • Rukai: bósə / bəʔásə
  • Tsouic