Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/lam

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

Etymology[edit]

  • Proto-Sino-Tibetan: ?
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *lam (Matisoff, STEDT; Benedict, 1972; Weidert, 1987)

Definitions[edit]

  1. road, way, path

Descendants[edit]

  • Kamarupan
    • North Assam
      • Tani
        /*lam/ ("road") (Sun, 1993)
    • Kuki-Chin
      /*lam/ ("way, path, road") (VanBik, 2009)
      • Central Chin
        • Lushai [Mizo]: lam (path, place, direction)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: ལམ (lam, road, way)
    • Kiranti
      /*ʔlam/ ("road, path") (Opgenort, 2011)
  • Jingpho-Asakian
    • Jingpho
      • Jingpho [Kachin]: lam (road, way)
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish
        • Written Burmese: လမ်း (lam:, road, way, route)