ja̠m⁵⁵

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Pela[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *k-jim ~ k-jum (house; pit; womb). Cognate with Burmese အိမ် (im), Tibetan ཁྱིམ (khyim, house), Old Chinese (OC *qrɯms)[1], Lisu ꓧꓲʼ (hin, home), Horpa jo, Khroskyabs jə́m and Tangut 𗹨 (/*²ˑjɨj/, house, tent). Compare with Lhao Vo yham, Zaiwa yvum, Lashi yhoem:, and Longchuan Achang in⁵⁵.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ja̠m⁵⁵

  1. home
  2. house

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dai Qingxia, Jiang Ying, Kong Zhien, A Study of Pela Language (2007; Publishing House of Minority Nationalities, Beijing)
  1. ^ Jacques, Guillaume, 嘉绒语与上古汉语 (rGyalrong language and Old Chinese) (2005; Presentation at the International Symposium on Old Chinese Reconstruction)