Reconstruction:Proto-Ryukyuan/na

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This Proto-Ryukyuan 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-RyukyuanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Japonic *na (name).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*na

  1. name

DescendantsEdit

  • 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)