Reconstruction:Proto-Malayo-Polynesian/maʀi

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This Proto-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-Malayo-Polynesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

*maʀi

  1. (intransitive) to come (to move from further away to nearer to)

Descendants[edit]

  • Chamorro: maila'
  • Fijian: mai
  • Hawaiian: mai
  • Indonesian: mari
  • Javanese: ꦩꦫꦶ (mari)
  • Kedah Malay: mai
  • Malay: mari / ماري
  • Maori: mai (hither) (possibly)
  • Rapa Nui: mai (from) (possibly)
  • Tahitian: haere mai