Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/b-liŋ

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This entry contains Proto-Sino-Tibetan 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-Tibetan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • Proto-Sino-Tibetan: ?
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *b-liŋ (Matisoff, STEDT; Benedict, 1972)

Definitions[edit]

  1. field
  2. forest

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: /*lˁiŋ/ ("B-S"), /*l'iːŋ/ (ZS) ("field, farmland; to cultivate, to farm; to hunt")
    • Middle Chinese: /den/

         Japanese:   (でん, den)
            Korean:   (jeon) (, jeon)
            Vietnamese:  điền

      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (tián, /tʰi̯ɛn³⁵/)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: ཞིང (zhing, field, realm, cultivation, region, country), ལིངས (lings, hunting, chase)