Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/afi

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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-Central Pacific *avi, from Proto-Oceanic *api, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Noun[edit]

*afi

  1. fire

Descendants[edit]

  • Hawaiian: ahi
  • Maori: ahi
  • Rapa Nui: ahi
  • Samoan: afi
  • Tongan: afi