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Language: Miyako

Source/Author:  Ryukyuan Language Phonetic Database 
Notes:  Miyako is classified as a Ryukyuan language, a subfamily of the Japonic languages (including Japanese). It is spoken on the island of Miyako between mainland Japan and Taiwan. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Mark Williamson  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 154
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 0
 
Classification:  Japonic:Ryukyuan:Sakishima 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand   38  
2 left pyday      
3 right ngy      
4 leg/foot pagy      
5 to walk ayky      
6 road/path mcy      
7 to come kys      
8 to turn word info magay      
9 to swim ujugy      
10 dirty ɕɕana      
11 dust mtabuki      
12 skin      
13 back word info kusammi      
14 belly pata      
15 bone      
16 intestines haifuku      
17 liver kymu      
18 breast mmi      
19 shoulder katamus      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ssï      
21 to think umuy      
22 to fear uv      
23 blood akacy      
24 head kanamay      
25 neck nubuy      
26 hair word info pygy      
27 nose pana      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell kaby      
30 mouth fcy      
31 tooth      
32 tongue sda      
33 to laugh barō      
34 to cry naky      
35 to vomit paky      
36 to spit cypaky      
37 to eat      
38 to chew word info kam      
39 to cook word info munu skōy Lit. "make stuff"    
40 to drink num      
41 to bite kam      
42 to suck juby      
43 ear mim   18  
44 to hear kyky      
45 eye   14  
46 to see mīy      
47 to yawn afky      
48 to sleep niv   100  
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream jumi’udu mīy      
51 to sit biy      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being pytu      
54 man/male bikidum      
55 woman/female midum      
56 child jarabi   99  
57 husband butu      
58 wife dumi      
59 mother anna      
60 father asa      
61 house   25  
62 thatch/roof      
63 name      
64 to say ay      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal nusum      
74 to kill kurus      
75 to die, be dead sn      
76 to live, be alive ikydidu wwy      
77 to scratch word info kaky      
78 to cut, hack word info kys      
79 stick/wood Loan from Chinese. cf. Sino-Japanese boo 'stick/wood' 100  
80 to split word info bay      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt nivsa      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose iraby      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info mucy      
90 to dig      
91 to buy   100  
92 to open, uncover akiy      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog in   39  
97 bird tuy      
98 egg tunaka      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly tuby   41  
102 rat jumunu      
103 meat/flesh miy      
104 fat/grease avva      
105 tail      
106 snake      
107 worm (earthworm)      
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito gazam      
110 spider kuv      
111 fish yzu      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
115 root   20  
116 flower      
117 fruit nay      
118 grass fusa      
119 earth/soil mta      
120 stone is      
121 sand mnagu      
122 water word info mizy      
123 to flow nagariy      
124 sea im      
125 salt māsu      
126 lake iki   24  
127 woods/forest kīmurus      
128 sky ama      
129 moon cyky      
130 star      
131 cloud word info fumu      
132 fog      
133 rain ami      
134 thunder kamtujum      
135 lightning mnapykay      
136 wind kazi      
137 to blow word info fky      
138 warm word info acy   48  
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info      
141 wet      
142 heavy iv      
143 fire      
144 to burn word info mās   41  
145 smoke word info kivs      
146 ash karapay      
147 black ffo      
148 white ssu      
149 red aka      
150 yellow kȳro      
151 green ō      
152 small imi      
153 big upu      
154 short word info maru      
155 long word info naga   56  
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info ara      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick jam      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new miy      
164 good i      
165 bad, evil yana      
166 correct, true matumu      
167 night juy      
168 day tida      
169 year tus      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info kaffy      
172 to climb word info nūy      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this kuri      
178 that      
179 near cyka   52  
180 far agatakay Lit. "tall distance"    
181 where? word info nza      
182 I ban      
183 thou vva      
184 he/she      
185 we word info      
186 you      
187 they      
188 what? word info      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info nōga      
195 no, not      
196 to count jum      
197 One word info pytī      
198 Two word info ftā      
199 Three word info      
200 Four word info      
201 Five word info icy      
202 Six word info   11  
203 Seven word info nana   6  
204 Eight word info   9  
205 Nine word info kukunu      
206 Ten word info tu:      
207 Twenty word info patacï      
208 Fifty word info icïsucï      
209 One Hundred word info mumu      
210 One Thousand word info tu:mumu      

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