Reconstruction:Proto-Polynesian/mana

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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-Oceanic *sumanat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sumaŋet, from Proto-Austronesian *sumaŋed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*mana

  1. power

Descendants[edit]

  • Nuclear Polynesian:
  • Tongan: mana (miracle)