Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/m-liːt

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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: *m-liːt (Matisoff, STEDT); *(m-)liːt (Weidert, 1987; Chou, 1972; Benedict, 1972)

Noun[edit]

  1. water leech, horseleech

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: /*tˁit, tit/ (B-S; unlisted, theoretical), /*tiːg, tig, tjig/ (ZS) ("water leech")
    < Proto-Chinese: /*m-l̥it/ (?) (AS)
    • Middle Chinese: /tet, ʈɣiɪt, t͡ɕiɪt/
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (zhì, /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹/)
  • Himalayish
  • Karenic:
    /*k/s-lejᴬ/ (Luangthongkum, 2013)

See also[edit]