Reconstruction:Proto-Austronesian/kaən

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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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*kaən

  1. to eat (consume)

Descendants[edit]

  • Malayo-Polynesian: *kaən
    • Borneo-Philippines:
    • Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:
      • Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:
        • Oceanic:
          • Central-Eastern Oceanic:
            • Fijian: kana
            • Polynesian: *kai
              • Nuclear Polynesian:
                • Eastern Polynesian:
              • Tongan: kai
          • Tok Pisin: kai
    • Sunda-Sulawesi: