Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/na

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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

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

*na

  1. no, not
  2. don't

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Japanese: (na)
    • Japanese: (na)
  • Ryukyuan: *-na
    • Northern Ryukyuan:
      • Kikai: (na)
      • Kunigami: (na)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (na)
      • Okinawan: (na)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: (na)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: (na)
      • Toku-No-Shima: (na)
      • Yoron: (na)
    • Southern Ryukyuan:
      • Miyako: (na)
      • Yaeyama: (na)
      • Yonaguni: (na)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

*na

  1. name

Derived termsEdit

  • *namuy (possibly)
    • Ryukyuan: *nami
      • Northern Ryukyuan:
        • Northern Amami-Oshima: (namin)

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Japanese: (na)
    • Japanese: (na)
  • Ryukyuan: *na
    • Northern Ryukyuan: (na) (Haytong Ceykwukki, 1501)
      • Kikai: (なー, nā)
      • Kunigami: (なー, nā)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (なー, nā)
      • Okinawan: (なー, nā)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: (なー, nā)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: (なー, nā)
      • Toku-No-Shima: (なー, nā)
      • Yoron: (なー, nā)
    • Southern Ryukyuan: *na (Bentley, 2008)
      • Miyako: (なー, nā)
      • Yaeyama: (なー, nā)
      • Yonaguni: (なー, nā)