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Not to be confused with *k-m-raŋ ~ s-raŋ (horse).
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: *mljang (Schuessler, 2007)
    • Proto-Tibeto-Burman: *mraŋ (Matisoff, STEDT; Weidert, 1987); *mraŋ, *mrak (Benedict, 1972); *mrang (*A) (Coblin, 1986); *mrɑŋ (Chou, 1972)



  1. to see, to look


  • Old Chinese: /*mˁron/ (B-S, unlisted), /*mroːn/ (ZS) ("to look, to see")
    • Middle Chinese: (mɣanX)
      • Modern Mandarin
        • Beijing: (mǎn, /man²¹⁴/)
  • Lolo-Burmese-Naxi
    • Lolo-Burmese
      • Burmish
        • Written Burmese: မြင် (mrang, to see; to perceive, to understand; to foresee), မြော် (mrau, to see, to look; to perceive, to discern), မျှော် (hmyau, to look into the distance; to expect; to hope for) (? mro ("look forward to, expect") in Benedict (1976))
      • Loloish
        • Northern Loloish
          • Yi (Liangshan): (mo, to see, to perceive)

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