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Language: Laha (Noong Lay)

Source/Author:  Wardlaw & Edmondson 
Notes:  Source: Wardlaw, Terrance Randall. A phonological comparison between two varieties of Laha: Syllable constituents and tone in Ta Mit and Noong Lay Laha. M.A. Thesis, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2000.

Spoken in Noong Lay Commune, Sơn La, Vietnam (just south of the Black River). Data was collected from Lò Thị Ho, a 59-year-old female Laha speaker, by Jerold A. Edmondson. Lò was born 20 km from Noong Lay, in the Laha-speaking village of Nam Et.

The 5 Noong Lay Laha tones are:
level: /33/
rising: /24/
falling: /42/
rising-falling: /243/
falling-rising: /423/ 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 123
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 6
 
Classification:  Tai-Kadai:Kra:Eastern Kra 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand pa33 ma33   1  
2 left baŋ42 maŋ33   49, 52  
3 right baŋ42 pli243   49  
4 leg/foot pak24 kok24 kok24 = 'the flat (part)' when part of the word 'heel' 31  
5 to walk      
6 road/path hon42 wa42      
7 to come kau24      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim lai33      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info kɯŋ24      
14 belly      
15 bone      
16 intestines si243      
17 liver tap24      
18 breast na33 ɯk24 na33 = front    
19 shoulder kɯŋ42      
20 to know, be knowledgeable sɔ423      
21 to think      
22 to fear ʑak33 bla33      
23 blood plaat24      
24 head pam33      
25 neck dʒu33      
26 hair word info sam42      
27 nose ŋat33      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell dləm33      
30 mouth mɯl33      
31 tooth tuŋ42      
32 tongue lɛl33 ma33   36, 1  
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit tap24      
36 to spit      
37 to eat laŋ24      
38 to chew word info kʰɛu243      
39 to cook word info mai24      
40 to drink      
41 to bite tai24      
42 to suck      
43 ear kʰla33      
44 to hear ŋɯi33      
45 eye kɛn24 ta42   1  
46 to see tɯi24      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit tɯt24      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being      
54 man/male lak33 pau24      
55 woman/female lak33 mai243      
56 child lak33 sai243   1  
57 husband sɐi423      
58 wife tʃɔ42      
59 mother ɪm33      
60 father ʔai42      
61 house lon33      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name pʰə33 nɐi33      
64 to say      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle blɪ33      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal laŋ24 pom24      
74 to kill tʰən33      
75 to die, be dead pʰlɯn42      
76 to live, be alive ɲəŋ33 an42 alive    
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood toi42 tree    
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig      
91 to buy tʃool42      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog ma423      
97 bird nok24   1  
98 egg tam42      
99 feather mui33      
100 wing      
101 to fly pɯl33      
102 rat lai24      
103 meat/flesh aul42      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail tʃoot24      
106 snake ŋa33      
107 worm (earthworm) ŋa33 wak24 worm    
107 worm (earthworm) ŋa24 wak33 dup24 earthworm    
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito      
110 spider ŋaŋ33 au24      
111 fish blaʔ42      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf klɔ42 tɐi423      
115 root      
116 flower bal33      
117 fruit mat33      
118 grass klau423      
119 earth/soil duup24      
120 stone nul42      
121 sand ŋai423      
122 water word info uŋ24   40  
123 to flow      
124 sea      
125 salt ɲɔ33      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest kʰe33 dɔŋ24      
128 sky tʰɛn42      
129 moon ta33 tan24      
130 star klun33      
131 cloud word info muk33      
132 fog      
133 rain ʑal33      
133 rain dʑalʔ44 Edmondson (2008)    
134 thunder tʰɛn42 pʰɛt24      
135 lightning la42 lap33      
136 wind wan24      
137 to blow word info hop24      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info kaŋ24      
140 dry word info kʰa24      
141 wet tup24      
142 heavy      
143 fire pɯi42   1  
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash tʰo33      
147 black kliŋ33      
147 black pliŋ354 Edmondson (2008)    
148 white ʔup24      
149 red dət24      
150 yellow ŋil24      
151 green      
152 small      
153 big ɲəl42      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow kʰap24      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info      
163 new      
164 good ai42      
165 bad, evil koi33 hai33      
166 correct, true      
167 night tiŋ33 kan42      
168 day wan42      
169 year pʰiŋ33      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info tʰɛu42      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside ban33 kun24      
175 above nup24      
176 below      
177 this nɐi42   1  
178 that      
179 near kla42      
180 far klɒi33      
181 where? word info      
182 I ʑɪl24      
183 thou ma33   1  
184 he/she ka24      
185 we word info ɔ33 inclusive    
186 you      
187 they      
188 what? word info      
189 who? word info      
190 other hɐn33 ta243      
191 all tiŋ33 ka24      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count      
197 One word info tʃam24   1  
198 Two word info sa42   1  
199 Three word info tau42   1  
200 Four word info pa42   11  
201 Five word info ha24 Tai/Chinese   L
202 Six word info hok24 Tai/Chinese   L
203 Seven word info tɛt24 Tai/Chinese   L
204 Eight word info pɛt24 Tai/Chinese   L
205 Nine word info kau243 Tai/Chinese   L
206 Ten word info sɯp24 Tai/Chinese   L
207 Twenty word info saau42      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info tʃam33 hɔi243      
210 One Thousand word info      

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