Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/s-r(j)ik

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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: *sryik (Coblin, 1986)
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *s-r(y)ik (Matisoff, STEDT); *s-rik (Benedict, 1972; Weidert, 1987); *s-rik = *śrik (Chou, 1972; LaPolla, 1987), *śrik (Coblin, 1986)

Noun[edit]

Louse.
  1. louse

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: /*srit/ (B-S), /*srig/ (ZS) ("louse")
    • Middle Chinese: /ʃɪt/
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (shī, /ʂʐ̩⁵⁵/)
      • Cantonese
        • Guangzhou: /sɐt̚⁵/
  • Kamarupan
    • Kuki-Chin
      /*hrik/ (VanBik, 2009)
      • Central Chin
        • Lushai [Mizo]: hrik (louse)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: ཤིག (shig, louse)
  • Jingpho-Asakian
    • Jingpho
      • Jingpho [Kachin]: shakrat (louse) (per Schuessler, 2007), tsi (louse) (per STEDT)

See also[edit]