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

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