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

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