Shan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tai *liːnꟲ (tongue). Cognate with Thai ลิ้น (lín), Lao ລີ້ນ (līn), ᦟᦲᧃᧉ (liin²), Ahom 𑜎𑜢𑜃𑜫 (lin), Bouyei linx, Zhuang linx, Saek ลีน. Compare Proto-Be *liːnᴮꟲ².

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /lin˦˨ˀ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -in

Noun edit

လိၼ်ႉ (lḭ̂n)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. valve

References edit

  • Moeng, Sao Tern (1995) Shan-English Dictionary[1], Dunwoody Press. Searchable online at SEAlang.net.