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

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