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Language: Yao (Lianmin)

Source/Author:  Suining County Almanac 
Notes:  Source: Suining County Almanac [绥宁县志] (1997).

There are about 1,500 people in Suining County, Hunan, that are classified as ethnic Yao by the Chinese government. However, the Yao of Suining County speak an unclassified Tai-Kadai language. This unclassified Tai-Kadai language is spoken in Xiaohuang, Luoxuan Village, Lianmin Township (联民乡田螺旋村小黄组). 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
Statistics: 
  • Total Data: 72
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 2
 
Classification:  Tai-Kadai 
Map  Sorry, no map co-ordinates found for this language. 

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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand      
2 left      
3 right      
4 leg/foot      
5 to walk phaŋ55      
6 road/path      
7 to come      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim      
10 dirty      
11 dust      
12 skin      
13 back word info      
14 belly      
15 bone      
16 intestines      
17 liver      
18 breast      
19 shoulder sɔ33      
20 to know, be knowledgeable      
21 to think      
22 to fear      
23 blood      
24 head kiao52      
25 neck      
26 hair word info      
27 nose      
28 to breathe      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth      
31 tooth      
32 tongue      
33 to laugh      
34 to cry      
35 to vomit      
36 to spit      
37 to eat ki55 to eat vegetables    
37 to eat ɕi55 to eat rice    
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info      
40 to drink      
41 to bite      
42 to suck      
43 ear      
44 to hear then52      
45 eye      
46 to see ɣɤ25      
47 to yawn      
48 to sleep      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream      
51 to sit      
52 to stand      
53 person/human being veŋ213      
54 man/male naŋ213      
55 woman/female lo33 pia25      
56 child lo33 ŋao25 son    
57 husband pa:n33      
58 wife pia52      
59 mother tso52      
60 father to52      
61 house      
62 thatch/roof      
63 name      
64 to say      
65 rope      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal      
74 to kill      
75 to die, be dead      
76 to live, be alive      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info      
79 stick/wood muei54 tree    
80 to split word info      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info kuen25 maŋ55      
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      
92 to open, uncover      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info      
96 dog lo33 mo33      
97 bird      
98 egg      
99 feather      
100 wing      
101 to fly      
102 rat      
103 meat/flesh lan31      
104 fat/grease      
105 tail tsɿ33      
106 snake tsouk53      
107 worm (earthworm) nu31 insect    
108 louse word info      
109 mosquito miu54      
110 spider      
111 fish      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf      
115 root      
116 flower mio25      
117 fruit      
118 grass      
119 earth/soil      
120 stone ŋa31 xie33      
121 sand      
122 water word info nen33      
123 to flow liaok31      
124 sea      
125 salt      
126 lake      
127 woods/forest      
128 sky meŋ55 tue25      
129 moon miaŋ33 kiaŋ33      
130 star      
131 cloud word info mõ213      
132 fog      
133 rain men33      
134 thunder luei31 koŋ33      
135 lightning fa52 ɕen33      
136 wind len31      
137 to blow word info tɕhy55      
138 warm word info      
139 cold word info      
140 dry word info siu25      
141 wet ye54      
142 heavy      
143 fire pu33      
144 to burn word info      
145 smoke word info      
146 ash      
147 black nen33      
148 white po54      
149 red nen55      
150 yellow man52      
151 green tshen55      
152 small      
153 big      
154 short word info      
155 long word info      
156 thin word info      
157 thick word info      
158 narrow      
159 wide      
160 painful, sick      
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info kao425      
163 new mue425      
164 good la33      
165 bad, evil fa33      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day tɕiao213 pen22 sun    
169 year ȵin213      
170 when? word info      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info      
173 at      
174 in, inside      
175 above      
176 below      
177 this      
178 that      
179 near thɤ425      
180 far tɕia33      
181 where? word info nao33      
182 I iao31      
183 thou ȵia31      
184 he/she nen31      
185 we word info nao33 inclusive    
185 we word info tao52 exclusive    
186 you sao33      
187 they tɕao33      
188 what? word info la55 mo25      
189 who? word info      
190 other      
191 all      
192 and      
193 if      
194 how? word info      
195 no, not      
196 to count suaŋ52      
197 One word info ik33      
198 Two word info ȵi25      
199 Three word info sã33      
200 Four word info sui213      
201 Five word info ŋou31      
202 Six word info lik33      
203 Seven word info tshi33      
204 Eight word info pai52 Chinese loan   L
205 Nine word info tɕiao52 TB loan   L
206 Ten word info sei54      
207 Twenty word info pai52      
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info      
210 One Thousand word info      

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