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Language: Maonan

Source/Author:  Liang Min 
Notes:  梁敏 / Liang Min. 毛难语简志 / Maonan yu jian zhi (A Sketch of Maonan). Beijing: 民族出版社: 新华书店发行 / Min zu chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian fa xing, 1980.

Maonan tones:
1 = /42/
2 = /231/
3 = /51/
4 = /24/
5 = /44/
6 = /213/
7 = /55/ (short), 44 (long)
8 = /23/ (short), 24 (long)

Maonan tones are very similar to those of Luocheng Zhuang and Huanjiang Zhuang. 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 232
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 29
 
Classification:  Tai-Kadai:Kam-Tai:Kam-Sui 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand si:m3      
2 left ze4   46  
3 right fa1   1  
4 leg/foot ti:n1 foot 12  
4 leg/foot pja1 leg 43  
5 to walk sa:m3 to walk    
5 to walk pa:i1 to go    
6 road/path khun1      
7 to come taŋ1 to come    
7 to come lɔ:n1 to arrive    
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty ʔwa5      
11 dust phuŋ5      
12 skin pi2      
13 back word info lən2 la:i1      
14 belly lɔŋ2      
15 bone da:k8      
16 intestines sa:i3      
17 liver tap7      
18 breast sɛ1   1  
18 breast tsɛ5      
19 shoulder ha1      
20 to know, be knowledgeable wo3 to know (things)    
20 to know, be knowledgeable siŋ3 be knowledgeable    
21 to think nai6 Chinese    
21 to think sə:ŋ3     L
22 to fear chu1      
23 blood phja:t7      
24 head ko3   1  
25 neck dən4      
26 hair word info pjam1      
27 nose ʔnaŋ1   1  
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell nən4      
30 mouth pa:k7      
31 tooth hi:u3      
32 tongue ma2   1  
33 to laugh cu1      
34 to cry ȵe3   1  
35 to vomit ⁿdok7   1  
36 to spit cheu5      
37 to eat na4 to eat/drink    
38 to chew word info ma:k7      
39 to cook word info tuŋ1      
40 to drink na4 to eat/drink    
41 to bite cit8      
42 to suck      
43 ear kha1      
44 to hear ʔni3      
45 eye ⁿda1   1  
46 to see kau5      
46 to see kau5 du6 to catch sight of    
46 to see dai4 du6 to catch sight of    
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep nu:n2      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream vjen1      
51 to sit zu:i6 Chinese   L
52 to stand tsən2 Chinese   L
53 person/human being zən1      
54 man/male ai1 ᵐba:n1      
55 woman/female la:k8 bi:k7      
55 woman/female ti6 po2 woman who has had children    
56 child la:k8 ce3 child 1  
56 child la:k8 son 1  
57 husband la:k8 za:u4 husband with descendants    
57 husband ka6 la:u4 husband without descendants    
58 wife lja3      
59 mother tɛ2      
59 mother ni4      
60 father ni4      
60 father tɛ2      
61 house ja:n1      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name da:n2   1  
64 to say ca:ŋ3      
64 to say la4      
65 rope za:k7      
66 to tie up, fasten zuk8      
67 to sew word info fa:ŋ1 Chinese   L
68 needle səm1      
69 to hunt word info tək7 a:m5      
69 to hunt word info zau4 na:n4      
70 to shoot word info pɛŋ5 to shoot 1  
70 to shoot word info na5 arrow    
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info map8      
72 to hit word info ʔnɔ:k7      
73 to steal ljak7      
74 to kill ha3      
75 to die, be dead tai1   1  
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info tɛ5      
79 stick/wood mai4 tree, wood    
80 to split word info ma:k7      
81 sharp sam1      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info vɛ4      
84 to plant tsɔŋ5 Chinese   L
85 to choose la:i6      
85 to choose ɕwen2 Chinese   L
86 to grow word info bok8      
86 to grow word info la:u4      
87 to swell word info vɔk7      
87 to swell word info ʔok7      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info tsau4      
90 to dig tsət8      
90 to dig ʔwa:t7      
91 to buy ⁿdjai3      
92 to open, uncover khai1 Chinese   L
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info pɔ:ŋ4      
95 to fall word info tɔk7      
96 dog ma1      
97 bird nɔk8 undomesticated bird 1  
98 egg kai5      
99 feather sən1      
100 wing va5      
101 to fly vin3      
102 rat nɔ3      
103 meat/flesh na:n4      
104 fat/grease man2 animal fat    
104 fat/grease ju2 oil    
105 tail sət7      
106 snake zu:i2      
107 worm (earthworm) zan4 earthworm    
107 worm (earthworm) ta1 insect (generic)    
108 louse word info tu head louse 1  
108 louse word info nan2 body louse    
109 mosquito ȵuŋ4 ŋɔ:ŋ5      
110 spider ka:ŋ2      
110 spider kuŋ6 ȵdu1      
111 fish ᵐbjai3      
112 rotten word info li1      
113 branch word info ʔȵa5 mai4 twig    
114 leaf va5      
115 root sa:ŋ1      
116 flower wa1 Chinese   L
117 fruit la:k8 mai4      
118 grass caŋ1 grass (of pastures)    
118 grass wɔk7 grass (weeds)    
119 earth/soil khəm5      
120 stone tu:i2   1  
121 sand sa1      
122 water word info nam3   1  
123 to flow loi1 Chinese   L
124 sea hai3 Chinese   L
125 salt kwo1      
126 lake ⁿdam1 pond    
127 woods/forest      
128 sky bən2      
129 moon ni4 njen2      
129 moon njen2 ta:i6      
130 star zət7      
131 cloud word info fa3      
132 fog lap7 mu:n1      
133 rain fin1      
134 thunder va1      
134 thunder va1 taŋ1 verb    
135 lightning ma1 da:p7 verb    
135 lightning va1 da:p7 verb    
136 wind ləm1      
137 to blow word info zəp8   1  
138 warm word info tu:n1 hot    
138 warm word info do4 warm    
139 cold word info ja:m5      
140 dry word info chi:u5      
141 wet ʔjak7      
142 heavy zan1      
143 fire vi1   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info kwan2      
146 ash vuk7      
147 black nam1   1  
148 white kwa3     L
148 white pok8 Chinese    
149 red la:n3      
150 yellow ma:n3      
151 green ju1      
152 small ʔni5      
153 big la:u4      
154 short word info din4      
155 long word info ʔja:i3      
156 thin word info ba:ŋ1      
157 thick word info na1      
158 narrow ja:p7      
158 narrow hak7      
159 wide ba6      
160 painful, sick ci:t7 painful 1  
160 painful, sick peŋ6 sick < Chinese   L
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ce5      
162 old word info la:u4 Chinese   L
163 new mai5      
164 good da:i2      
165 bad, evil cɔ:p8      
165 bad, evil wa:i5      
166 correct, true tsin1 Chinese   L
167 night ʔȵam5      
168 day la:k8 van1 sun    
168 day van1 day    
169 year ᵐbɛ3      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info sa5 to climb a mountain    
173 at ȵa:u6      
174 in, inside ja:u3      
175 above ʔju1      
176 below kha3      
177 this na:i6   1  
178 that ka5      
179 near phjai5      
180 far ci1      
181 where? word info ci6 nau1      
181 where? word info cau1      
182 I ɦe2      
183 thou ŋ2      
184 he/she man2      
185 we word info ⁿda:u1 inclusive    
185 we word info ⁿde1 exclusive    
186 you se1   1  
187 they te1      
188 what? word info ni4 nam2      
188 what? word info nam2      
189 who? word info ai1 nau1      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and ȵȡam5      
192 and tɔ5      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not kam3      
196 to count ȵȡai5      
197 One word info tɔ2      
197 One word info dɛu2      
197 One word info ʔjit7 Chinese   L
198 Two word info ja1      
198 Two word info ȵi6 Chinese   L
199 Three word info sa:m1 Chinese   L
200 Four word info si5 Chinese   L
201 Five word info ŋɔ4 Chinese   L
202 Six word info ljɔk8 Chinese   L
203 Seven word info ɕit7 Chinese   L
204 Eight word info pja:t7 Chinese   L
205 Nine word info cu3 Chinese   L
206 Ten word info zəp8 Chinese   L
207 Twenty word info ȵi6 zəp8 Chinese   L
208 Fifty word info ŋɔ4 zəp8 Chinese   L
209 One Hundred word info pɛk7 Chinese   L
210 One Thousand word info tshjen1 Chinese   L
210 One Thousand word info ɕen1 Chinese   L

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