Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/yoki

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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

NounEdit

*yoki

  1. (precipitation) hail
  2. snow

DescendantsEdit

  • Eastern Old Japanese: 与伎 (yo2ki1, snow) (probably a misspelling of an original yo1ki1, given the Western/modern reflexes)
  • Old Japanese: (yuki1, snow)
    • Japanese: (ゆき, yuki)
  • Ryukyuan: *yoki
    • Northern Ryukyuan: 유기 (yuki) (Haytong Ceykwukki, 1501)
      • Kunigami: (ゆちー, yuchī)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (ゆき, yuki)
      • Okinawan: (ゆち, yuchi)
    • Southern Ryukyuan:
      • Miyako: (ゆきぃ, yuksï)
      • Yonaguni: (どぅてぃ, duti)