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Tai DamEdit

Tai Dam cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : ꪶꪬ꪿ꪀ

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *ʰrok (six), from Proto-Tai *krokᴰ (six), from Old Chinese (OC *ruɡ, “six”).[1] Cognate with Thai หก (hòk), Northern Thai ᩉᩫ᩠ᨠ, Lao ຫົກ (hok), ᦷᦠᧅ (ḣok), Shan ႁူၵ်း (húuk), Tai Nüa ᥞᥨᥐᥱ (hǒk), Ahom 𑜍𑜤𑜀𑜫 (ruk), Bouyei rogt, Zhuang roek or loeg.

NumeralEdit

ꪶꪬ꪿ꪀ (transliteration needed)

  1. six

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pittayaporn, Pittayawat (2014), “Layers of Chinese Loanwords in Proto-Southwestern Tai as Evidence for the Dating of the Spread of Southwestern Tai”, in MANUSYA: Journal of Humanities, volume 20 (special issue), Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University, ISSN 0859-9920, pages 47–68.