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Reconstruction:Proto-Tungusic/sian

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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

Connected to Proto-Mongolic *sïnaxa (temple, cheek) by Ramstedt, compare Mongolian шанаа (šanaa).

NounEdit

*sian

  1. ear

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cincius, V. I. (1977) Sravnitelʹnyj slovarʹ tunguso-manʹčžurskix jazykov: Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju [Comparative Dictionary of Tungus-Manchu Languages: Materials for an etymological dictionary] (in Russian), volume 2, Leningrad: Nauka, page 70-71
  • 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 314.