Reconstruction:Proto-Mon-Khmer/ɗaak

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This Proto-Mon-Khmer 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-Mon-KhmerEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Santali ᱫᱟᱜ (dak’), Mundari दाः (dāḥ).

NounEdit

*ɗaak

  1. water; liquid

The sense of "river, stream" that appeared in many languages seems to be a later development.

DescendantsEdit

  • Bahnaric:
    • Bahnaric: *ɗaːk
  • Katuic:
    • Proto-Katuic:
      • Katu: daak
      • Pacoh: daq
  • Khmeric:
  • Khmuic:
  • Pakanic:
    • Mang: nde⁵³
  • Monic:
    • Old Mon: ḍāk
      • Proto-Mon: *ɗa̱i̯c
      • Proto-Nyah Kur: *da̱ak
        • Nyah Kur: da̱ak
  • Vietic: *ɗaːk (see there for further descendants)