Reconstruction:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/s-wa-ŋ

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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.
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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: ?
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *s-wa, *hwaŋ (Matisoff, STEDT)

VerbEdit

*s-wa-ŋ

  1. be in motion, go, come

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Chinese: /*ɢʷa/ (B-S; ZS) ("to go"), /*ɢʷaŋʔ/ (B-S; ZS) ("to go")
    • Middle Chinese: /ɦɨo/, (ɦʉɐŋX)
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (, /y³⁵/), (wǎng, /u̯ɑŋ²¹⁴/)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: འོང་བ ('ong ba, to come), སོང (song) (past of འགྲོ་བ ('gro ba)), ཡོང་བ (yong ba, to come)
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese

See alsoEdit

  • *grwat (to go through, to travel)