Reconstruction:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/r-maːw

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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: *r-maːw (Matisoff, STEDT)

Noun[edit]

*r-maːw

  1. hair

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Chinese: (*C.mˁaw (Baxter-Sagart); *maːw, *maːws (Zhengzhang Shangfang))
    • Middle Chinese: (mɑu, mɑuH)
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: ("hair") (máo, mào, /mɑʊ̯³⁵, mɑʊ̯⁵¹/)
  • Tangut-Qiang
    • Qiangic
      • Ersu: /maʴ⁵⁵/ ("feather")
    • rGyalrongic
      • Situ: ta rɲi (hair (general))
      • Horpa: hair (general) (/rmo⁵³/)

See also[edit]