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Language: Wusehua (Rongshui)

Source/Author:  Guangxi Minority Languages Orthography Committee. 2008.  
Notes:  Guangxi Minority Languages Orthography Committee. 2008. Vocabularies of Guangxi ethnic languages [广西民族语言方音词汇]. Beijing: Nationalities Publishing House [民族出版社].

There are about 9,000 speakers of Wusehua 五色话 in and around Rongshui County, Guangxi. Their autonym is e3 hwen1.

The selected variant is that of Xiatan village下覃村, Yongle township 永乐乡, Guangxi. The informants are Meng Wenji 蒙文辑, 55, Tan Fuji 覃福洁, 44, and Tan Fujian 覃福键, 44.

Tones:
1 = /42/
2 = /231/
3 = /44/
4 = /35/
5 = /24/
6 = /55/
7 (long) = /24/
7 (short) = /22/ 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By: Simon Greenhill 
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 206
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 0
 
Classification:  Mixed languages 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand mu1      
2 left tso4      
3 right jau5      
4 leg/foot tɛi5 tan3 leg, foot    
4 leg/foot tin1 leg, foot    
5 to walk l̥i:p6      
6 road/path l̥an1      
7 to come teŋ2      
8 to turn word info tɕyn4      
9 to swim wɛi4 n̥am3      
10 dirty jo4      
11 dust tam1 tsan2      
12 skin pi2      
13 back word info khjaŋ2 l̥aŋ1      
13 back word info tsit7 loŋ2      
14 belly toŋ3      
15 bone kjo:k6      
16 intestines sai3      
17 liver tap6      
18 breast nɛi3      
19 shoulder ma4      
20 to know, be knowledgeable lo3      
21 to think nəm3      
22 to fear l̥əu1      
23 blood ly:t7      
24 head kjo:k6      
25 neck ŋ̥o1      
26 hair word info fe:t6 kjə:k6      
27 nose neŋ1      
28 to breathe tɕhe1      
29 to sniff, smell ŋwen4      
30 mouth tsui3      
31 tooth m̥en1      
32 tongue lin3      
33 to laugh l̥iu1      
34 to cry tai3      
35 to vomit l̥u:k6      
36 to spit we4      
37 to eat kjen1      
38 to chew word info ȵɛi4      
39 to cook word info toŋ1      
40 to drink ɕuk6      
41 to bite ŋ̥ap6      
42 to suck ɕuk6      
43 ear l̥o1      
44 to hear theŋ4 to listen    
44 to hear lai3 ȵe4 to hear    
45 eye pja1      
46 to see lai3 l̥oŋ1      
46 to see kau4 l̥loŋ1      
47 to yawn həm2 lo:k7      
48 to sleep nun2      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream ɕe5 muŋ5      
51 to sit naŋ5      
52 to stand kjyn1      
53 person/human being hwen1      
54 man/male lik7 kja1      
55 woman/female juk7 kja1 hwen1      
56 child lik7      
57 husband lik7 kja1      
58 wife juk6 kja1      
59 mother mai5      
60 father ja1      
60 father mai2      
61 house l̥ɛn1      
62 thatch/roof ti5 neŋ3      
63 name meŋ2 tsi5      
64 to say kjaŋ3      
65 rope sɛi1      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info nau4      
68 needle tɕəm1      
69 to hunt word info l̥oi4 mam5      
70 to shoot word info ɕa4      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info kjyt6      
72 to hit word info khjeu1      
73 to steal l̥ɛk6      
74 to kill ka3      
75 to die, be dead pjɛi1      
76 to live, be alive ɕeŋ1      
77 to scratch word info tse:p6      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood      
80 to split word info      
81 sharp tsim1      
82 dull, blunt kwet7      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant nam1      
85 to choose kjen3      
86 to grow word info wo:k7      
87 to swell word info      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info      
90 to dig we:t6      
91 to buy tsy4      
92 to open, uncover khai1      
93 to pound, beat word info tɕhoŋ2      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info lok6      
96 dog m̥a1      
97 bird n̥ok7      
98 egg khjai4      
99 feather phen1      
100 wing tɕi5 paŋ3      
101 to fly fi1      
102 rat nam1      
103 meat/flesh mam5      
104 fat/grease poi2      
105 tail mi3      
106 snake taŋ5      
107 worm (earthworm) thu3 fen3      
108 louse word info mjan1      
109 mosquito      
110 spider paŋ5 lau1      
111 fish phja1      
112 rotten word info lɛn5      
113 branch word info mai3 hjiŋ1      
114 leaf hoi4      
115 root na:k6      
116 flower mjok6      
117 fruit kwa3 tsi3      
117 fruit kwa3 lik7      
118 grass ȵ̥o3      
119 earth/soil na:m6      
120 stone l̥in1      
121 sand ɕwe1      
122 water word info n̥am3      
123 to flow      
124 sea hai3      
125 salt khjo1      
126 lake hu2      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky men1      
129 moon ȵyt7 kuŋ1 po2 moon    
129 moon pjyn1 month    
130 star seŋ1      
131 cloud word info wen2      
132 fog mok7 lu5      
133 rain fen1      
134 thunder loi2      
135 lightning lui2 jap6 jap6      
136 wind l̥əm1      
137 to blow word info tɕhe1      
138 warm word info kjit6 hot    
138 warm word info l̥au3 warm    
139 cold word info n̥it6      
140 dry word info hjy4      
141 wet l̥am1      
142 heavy n̥ak6      
143 fire hy1      
144 to burn word info phjau1      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash l̥au4      
147 black au3      
148 white pjuk7      
149 red tan1      
150 yellow ŋ̥an3      
151 green ŋ̥o:t6      
152 small niŋ3      
153 big wo:k7      
154 short word info tam4 short (of height)    
154 short word info ten3 short (of length)    
155 long word info l̥ai1      
156 thin word info hwaŋ1      
157 thick word info n̥a1      
158 narrow hje:p6      
159 wide khut6      
160 painful, sick kje:t6 painful    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info ləu3      
163 new m̥o4      
164 good li1      
165 bad, evil wɛi5      
166 correct, true      
167 night ȵan4      
168 day pja:k6 ŋwan2 sun    
168 day ŋwan2 day    
169 year poi1      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info pok7      
172 to climb word info pja2      
173 at u4      
174 in, inside lau1      
175 above kjyn2      
176 below te3      
177 this pi5      
178 that pjan5      
179 near kjen5      
180 far khjai1      
181 where? word info      
182 I ku1      
183 thou ŋ2      
184 he/she mo5      
185 we word info lau2 incl    
185 we word info kju1 excl    
186 you su1      
187 they mo5 kjau1      
188 what? word info ɕi3 maŋ2      
189 who? word info nau1      
190 other      
191 all tɕyn2      
192 and wan5      
193 if jy2 kwa3      
194 how? word info nau1 nəŋ5      
195 no, not pat6      
195 no, not m2      
196 to count ɕo3      
197 One word info je:t6      
198 Two word info soŋ1      
198 Two word info ȵi5      
199 Three word info sam1      
200 Four word info si4      
201 Five word info ŋ̥a3      
201 Five word info ŋo3      
202 Six word info l̥ok6      
202 Six word info lok7      
203 Seven word info tshat6      
204 Eight word info pe:t6      
205 Nine word info kjəu3      
206 Ten word info tɕəp7      
206 Ten word info ɕəp7      
207 Twenty word info ȵi5 ɕəp7      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info we:k6      
210 One Thousand word info tshin1      

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