This Proto-Tai entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Tai edit

Etymology 1 edit

Compare Proto-Kra *(C-)maᴬ, Proto-Kam-Sui *hma¹ (> Sui hmal), Proto-Be *maːᴬ¹ (> ma¹ in most modern lects), Proto-Hlai *hmaː (> maː¹, paː¹, paː⁴, pʰaː⁴ across the different lects).

Noun edit

*ʰmaːᴬ (Pittayaporn, 2009)

  1. dog
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

Compare Proto-Kra *x-maᴬ, Proto-Kam-Sui *k-hma¹, Proto-Hlai *hmaː.

Verb edit

*ʰmaːᴬ (Pittayaporn, 2009)

  1. to come
Descendants edit