Appendix:Proto-Mon-Khmer/kuun

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This Proto-Mon-Khmer 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-Mon-Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • Proto-Mon-Khmer: *kuun (& *kun?); *kuən (Shorto, 2006, #1127)

Noun[edit]

*kuun

  1. child

Descendants[edit]

  • → Chinese: (OC *kuːn, "offspring, progeny")
  • → Chinese (southern dialects, especially Min dialects): (MC kɨɐn, "child")
  • Aslian:
  • Bahnaric:
    /*kɔːn/ (Sidwell, 2011)
  • Katuic:
    /*kɔɔn/ (Sidwell, 2005)
  • Khasic:
    /*kʰɔn/ (Sidwell, 2012)
  • Khmeric:
    • Old Khmer: kon, kvan ("child")
      • Modern Khmer: កូន (koon, child)
  • Khmuic:
    /*kɔːn/ (Sidwell, 2013)
  • Mangic:
  • Monic:
    /*kɔɔn/ (Diffloth, 1986)
  • Nicobaric:
  • Palaungic:
    /*kɔɔn/ (Sidwell, 2012)
  • Pearic:
    /*k(eː)n/ (Headley, 1985)
  • Vietic:
    • Vietnamese: con (child)

See also[edit]

  • *kmun (sibling's child)