Reconstruction:Proto-Sino-Tibetan/b/g-raŋ

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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: *b-raŋ ⪤ *g-raŋ (Matisoff, STEDT)

Noun[edit]

*b/g-raŋ

  1. breast, chest

Descendants[edit]

  • Himalayish
    • Tibeto-Kanauri
      • Bodic
        • Tibetan
          • Written Tibetan: བྲང (brang, chest, breast)
  • Tangut-Qiang
    • Northern Tangut
      • Tangut: 𗏘 (ɣar, /ɣɑʳ/, chest)
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish
        • Written Burmese: ရင် (rang, breast, chest)