Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/p(r)ak ~ r-pak

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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: *p(r)ak ⪤ *r-pak (Matisoff, STEDT)
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: ?

Noun[edit]

  1. shoulder, (upper) arm

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: , /*paːg/ (ZS) ("shoulder blade"), * /*paːg, *praːg, *pʰraːg/ (ZS) ("shoulder blade")
    • Middle Chinese: /pwɑk/, /pʰwɑk/
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: 胳膊 ("arm") (bo, /kɤ⁵⁵ bɔ²/)
  • Himalayish
  • Tangut-Qiang
    • rGyalrongic
      • Rgyalrong: /ta rpak/ ("shoulder")
  • Jingpho-Asakian
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish

See also[edit]