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"Cooked rice"

Translation:Wali

April 12, 2018

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Wali comes from Malagasy vary (“uncooked rice”), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəʀas, from Proto-Austronesian *bəʀas, probably related to Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (“rice; fruit; bear fruit; round object”), whence Tibetan འབྲས ('bras, "cooked rice; fruit") and Mandarin (bài, "polished rice).


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