Reconstruction:Proto-Mon-Khmer/caʔ

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This Proto-Mon-Khmer 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-Mon-Khmer[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • Proto-Mon-Khmer: *caʔ (Shorto, 2006, #8)

Compare Proto-Sino-Tibetan *dzaʔ (to eat).

Verb[edit]

*caʔ

  1. to eat

Descendants[edit]

  • Aslian: *caaʔ (Phillips, 2012)
    • Senoic:
  • Bahnaric: *caː (Sidwell, 2011) (see there for further descendants)
  • Katuic: *caː (Sidwell, 2005)
    • Bru: [caː]
    • Kui: [caː]
    • Ngeq: [caː]
    • Pacoh: cha
  • Khasic:
  • Khmeric:
    • Old Khmer: cya ("to eat")
  • Khmuic: *caː (Sidwell, 2013)
  • Mangic:
  • Monic:
    /*caaʔ/ (Diffloth, 1986)
    • Old Mon: caʔ
      • Modern Mon: (cɛˀ, to eat), စၞ (kənaˀ, food), ဗ္စ (həcɛˀ, to feed)
  • Nicobaric:
  • Palaungic:
  • Pearic:
    /*caː/ (Headley, 1985)
  • Vietic: