Appendix:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/s-rjak

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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: *s-ryak (Matisoff, STEDT); *ryak (Benedict, 1972); *ryɑk (Chou, 1972)

Definitions[edit]

  1. oil, fat, grease, juice (of flowers)

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: /*ɴ.rak/ (B-S), /*laːg/ (ZS) ("liquid")
    • Middle Chinese: /jiᴇk/

         Japanese:   (えき, eki)
            Korean:   (aek) (, aek)
            Vietnamese:  dịch

      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (, /i̯ɛ⁵¹/)
  • Kamarupan
    • Kuki-Chin
      • Central Chin
        • Lushai [Mizo]: sa hriak (oil, grease)
  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish
        • Written Burmese: ရက် (rak, extracted liquid (e.g. nectar)) (whence အရက် (a.rak, alcoholic drinks, liquor))

See also[edit]

  • *s-r(j)ak (night; day (24 hours); spend the night)
  • *saːw (oil, fat, grease)