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LepchaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-ŋja. Cognate to Tibetan (nya), Burmese ငါး (nga:), Chinese (OC *ŋa, “fish”), (OC *ŋa, “to fish”).

NounEdit

ᰅᰫ (ngú)

  1. fish

ReferencesEdit

  • Plaisier, Heleen (2007) A grammar of Lepcha (Tibetan studies library: Languages of the greater Himalayan region)‎[1], volume 5, BRILL, →ISBN