Reconstruction:Proto-Tungusic/

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This Proto-Tungusic 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-TungusicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Often compared with Mongolian мөрөн (mörön, river), Korean (mul, water), Goguryeo (*me, river; water) and Japanese (mizu, water).

NounEdit

*mū

  1. water

DescendantsEdit

  • Northern
    • Even: мӯ ()
    • Evenki: мӯ ()
    • Oroqen: mu꞉
    • Negidal: мӯ
    • Solon:
  • Central
  • South-Eastern
  • South-Central

ReferencesEdit

  • Cincius, V. I. (1975) Sravnitelʹnyj slovarʹ tunguso-manʹčžurskix jazykov: Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju [Comparative Dictionary of Tungus-Manchu Languages: Materials for an etymological dictionary] (in Russian), volume 1, Leningrad: Nauka, pages 548-549
  • Kane, Daniel (1989) The Sino-Jurchen Vocabulary of the Bureau of Interpreters (Uralic and Altaic Series; vol. 153), Bloomington, Indiana: Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies, Indiana University, →ISBN, page 161.