Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/etu

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This Proto-Japonic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-JaponicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly cognate with Goguryeo 于次 (ucha).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

Proto-Japonic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *etu

*etu

  1. five

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Japanese: (i1tu)
    • Japanese: (itsu)
  • Proto-Ryukyuan: *etu
    • Northern Ryukyuan:
      • Kikai: (いつ, itsu)
      • Kunigami: (ひち, hichi)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (いつぃ, itsï)
      • Okinawan: (いち, ichi)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: (いち, ichi)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: (いとぃ, itï)
      • Toku-No-Shima: (ぃつぃ, ïtsï)
      • Yoron: (いち, ichi)
    • Southern Ryukyuan:
      • Miyako: (いつぃ, itsï)
      • Yaeyama: (いつぃ, itsï)
      • Yonaguni: (いち, ichi)