Reconstruction:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/pʷak

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This Proto-Sino-Tibetan 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-Sino-TibetanEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *prwag (Coblin, 1986)
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *pʷak (Matisoff, STEDT); *pwak (LaPolla, 1987; Chou, 1972; Coblin, 1986) *pak ~ pwak (Weidert, 1987); *pak (Benedict, 1972)

NounEdit

*pʷak

  1. pig

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Chinese: /*pˤra/ (B-S); /*praː/ (ZS) ("sow, female pig")
    • Middle Chinese: /pɣa/
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (, /pa⁵⁵/)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: ཕག (phag, pig, swine)
  • Sal
    • Bodo-Garo
      • Atong (India): wak
  • Tangut-Qiang
    • rGyalrongic
      • Situ: pak
      • Tshobdun: pa
      • Zbu: pâx
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish
      • Loloish
        • Northern Loloish
          • Yi (Liangshan): (vot, pig), (vit, pig (literary))