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Language: Mien (Changping)

Source/Author:  Mao Zongwu 
Notes:  毛宗武 / Mao Zongwu. 瑤族勉语方言研究 / Yao zu Mian yu fang yan yan jiu [A Study of Mien Dialects]. Beijing: 民族出版社 / Min zu chu ban she, 2004.

The selected dialect is that of Dongpingtong Village (东坪垌村), Changping Township (长坪乡), Mengshan County (蒙山县), Guangxi, China.

Tones:
1 = /33/
2 = /31/
3 = /53/
4 = /121/
5 = /35/
5' = /55/
6 = /22/
7 = /54/
7' = /45/
8 = /21/
 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 182
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 12
 
Classification:  Hmong-Mien:Mienic:Mian-Jin 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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Entries:

ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand pu121      
2 left kwjaŋ31      
3 right bjau22      
4 leg/foot tei31 foot    
5 to walk jaŋ31      
6 road/path kjau53      
7 to come ta:i31      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty mwa35      
11 dust ni22 boŋ33      
12 skin dop54      
13 back word info tə31 tan121 tsai35      
14 belly ȵu53      
15 bone θoŋ53      
16 intestines klaŋ31      
17 liver ðan33      
18 breast nu35      
19 shoulder bwa21      
20 to know, be knowledgeable pei33      
21 to think lam53      
22 to fear dzja55      
23 blood dzjam53      
24 head bə31 ga:i35      
25 neck kla:ŋ33      
26 hair word info bə31 ga:i35 plei33 bə31 ga:i35 = head    
27 nose blui22      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell hom55      
30 mouth dzwət54 Chinese   L
31 tooth ŋa31 Chinese   L
32 tongue blet21      
33 to laugh      
34 to cry ȵim53      
35 to vomit u53      
36 to spit ðja53      
37 to eat ȵin22      
38 to chew word info ðiu22      
39 to cook word info tsau53      
40 to drink həp43      
41 to bite tap21 to bite (of dogs)    
42 to suck ðut54      
43 ear bə31 kjəu33      
44 to hear moŋ55      
45 eye mui22      
46 to see nom53      
47 to yawn ka31 hau33      
48 to sleep pwei35      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream bei33      
51 to sit θwei121      
52 to stand θau53      
53 person/human being mo:n31      
54 man/male kjaŋ22 mo:n31      
55 woman/female au53 mo:n31      
56 child ti31 kwjei53      
57 husband tə31 kəŋ35      
58 wife tə31 pwa31      
59 mother ma22      
60 father pwa53      
61 house plau53      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name min31 θei22 Chinese   L
64 to say koŋ53      
65 rope laŋ33      
66 to tie up, fasten θai33      
67 to sew word info ðun31      
68 needle θim33      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info pwən53      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info bo54      
73 to steal nim22      
74 to kill tai35      
75 to die, be dead tai22      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info khom55      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info phi53      
81 sharp ðim33      
82 dull, blunt mut45      
83 to work word info θau35 to do, perform    
84 to plant tsəŋ35 Chinese   L
85 to choose thiu22 Chinese?   L
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info əm35      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig vjet54      
91 to buy mai33      
92 to open, uncover khwai33 Chinese   L
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info djəu35 Chinese   L
95 to fall word info phwat54      
96 dog kju53      
97 bird nu21      
98 egg kjau35      
99 feather plei33      
100 wing      
101 to fly dai55      
102 rat du54      
103 meat/flesh a53      
104 fat/grease mai33      
105 tail twei53      
106 snake naŋ33      
107 worm (earthworm) dzim33      
108 louse word info dzei53 head louse    
108 louse word info tam53 body louse    
109 mosquito moŋ121      
110 spider kjeŋ33 kja121      
111 fish blau121      
112 rotten word info hu53      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf no:m31      
115 root duŋ31      
116 flower pwaŋ31      
117 fruit pjəu53      
118 grass mwa53      
119 earth/soil bə31 nwai33      
120 stone ðau33 plei53      
121 sand ni22 θa:i33      
122 water word info wəm33      
123 to flow ðjəu22      
124 sea ha:i31 Chinese   L
125 salt ðau53      
126 lake hu31 Chinese   L
127 woods/forest djaŋ55 kjəm31 djaŋ55 = tree    
128 sky ðuŋ31      
129 moon la55      
130 star ðei55      
131 cloud word info bo:n35      
132 fog vəm33 mau22      
133 rain bloŋ22      
134 thunder bu33      
135 lightning ðja21 ðin22      
136 wind dzjau35      
137 to blow word info phləm53      
138 warm word info kjo:m33      
139 cold word info kjəŋ53      
140 dry word info      
141 wet gai121      
142 heavy ni53      
143 fire tau121      
144 to burn word info pu53 to burn (a mountain, as in slash-and-burn agriculture)    
145 smoke word info om33      
146 ash θwai53      
147 black kja54      
148 white pje21      
149 red θi54      
150 yellow vaŋ31      
151 green mjeŋ33      
152 small      
153 big thom31      
154 short word info naŋ53      
155 long word info da:u53      
156 thin word info pwa21      
157 thick word info hu121      
158 narrow hjep21      
159 wide kwaŋ53      
160 painful, sick mun33      
160 painful, sick ðom22      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ku35      
163 new      
164 good ðəŋ35      
165 bad, evil      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day bə31 nwai33 sun    
168 day nwai33 day (period of time)    
169 year ȵaŋ55      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info meŋ35      
172 to climb word info pla:n31      
173 at      
174 in, inside doŋ33 inside    
175 above du53      
176 below di53      
177 this ni31      
178 that u53      
179 near θat54      
180 far ku33      
181 where? word info      
182 I ja33      
183 thou mui31      
184 he/she nən31      
185 we word info ja33 bu33      
186 you mui31 bu33      
187 they nən31 bu33      
188 what? word info kə31 dzjen55      
189 who? word info ka31 na:n121      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and taŋ22      
193 if      
194 how? word info a33 la:i35 joŋ22      
195 no, not na53      
196 to count      
197 One word info no35      
198 Two word info i33      
199 Three word info pu33      
200 Four word info plei33      
201 Five word info pla33      
202 Six word info kju54      
203 Seven word info ŋi22      
204 Eight word info jat21      
205 Nine word info du31      
206 Ten word info sjəp21 Chinese   L
207 Twenty word info ŋi22 sjəp21 Chinese   L
208 Fifty word info ŋau121 sjəp21 Chinese   L
209 One Hundred word info i31 pe54      
210 One Thousand word info i31 θin33      

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