Reconstruction:Proto-Japonic/yama

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This Proto-Japonic 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-Japonic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*yama

  1. forest
  2. mountain

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Japanese: (yama)
    • Japanese: (yama, mountain)
  • Proto-Ryukyuan: *yama
    • Northern Ryukyuan: 亞馬 (yama) (Liúqiú guăn yìyŭ, 1469-1470)
      • Kikai: (やま, yama)
      • Kunigami: (やまー, yamā)
      • Northern Amami-Oshima: (やま, yama)
      • Okinawan: (やま, yama)
      • Oki-No-Erabu: (やま, yama)
      • Southern Amami-Oshima: (やま, yama)
      • Toku-No-Shima: (やま, yama)
      • Yoron: (やま, yama)
    • Southern Ryukyuan: *yama (Bentley, 2008)
      • Miyako: (やま, yama)
      • Yaeyama: (やま, yama)
      • Yonaguni: (だま, dama)