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Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/ni

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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

PronunciationEdit

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*ni

  1. locative marker

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Japanese: (ni)
    • Japanese: (ni)
  • Ryukyuan: *ni
    • Northern Ryukyuan: (ni) (Omoro Sōshi, 12th-16th century)
      • Kikai: (ni)
      • Kunigami: (ni)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (ni)
      • Okinawan: (ni)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: (ni)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: (ni)
      • Toku-No-Shima: (ni)
      • Yoron: (ni)
    • Southern Ryukyuan: *ni (Bentley, 2008)
      • Miyako: (n)
      • Yaeyama: (ni)
      • Yonaguni: (ni)