Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/təpə

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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

AdjectiveEdit

*təpə

  1. distant, far
  2. long, remote

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Japanese: (to2po2)
    • Japanese: 遠い (とおい, tōi)
  • Ryukyuan: *towo
    • Northern Ryukyuan:
      • Kikai: 遠さい (と゚ぅーさい, θūsai)
      • Kunigami: 遠せん (とぅーせん, thūsen)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: 遠さり (と゚ぅーさり, θūsari)
      • Okinawan: 遠さん (とぅーさん, tūsan)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: 遠さん (とぅーさん, tūsan)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: 遠さむっ (とぅーさむっ, tūsam)
      • Toku-No-Shima: 遠さい (とぅーさい, tūsai)
      • Yoron: 遠さん (とぅーさん, tūsan)
    • Southern Ryukyuan:
      • Miyako: (とぅー, tū)
      • Yaeyama: 遠さん (とぅーさん, tūsan)
      • Yonaguni: 遠ん (とぅーん, tūn)