Reconstruction:Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian/(w)akaʀ

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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 *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.



  1. root (of plant)


  • Halmahera-Cenderawasih: *wakaʀ
  • Oceanic: *(w)akaʀ
    • Central-Eastern Oceanic
      • Polynesian: *aka
        • Nuclear Polynesian: *aka
          • Ellicean – Eastern Polynesian
            • Tuvalu – Eastern Polynesian
              • Eastern Polynesian – Northern Outlier
                • Eastern Polynesian: *aka
                  • Marquesic
                  • Rapa Nui: aka
                  • Tahitic
                    • Maori-Moriori
                    • Tahitian: aʻa
        • Tongic

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