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Language: Bouyei (Wangmo)

Source/Author:  Liang, Snyder, & Wu 
Notes:  Liang Yongshu, Wil C. Snyder, and Wu Wenyi. 2007. Survey of the Guizhou Bouyei Language. SIL Language and Culture Documentation and Description 1. SIL International.

Data is from Fuxing Town (复兴镇), Wangmo County (望谟县), Guizhou, China. (Wangmo Bouyei is considered "Standard Bouyei" by the Chinese government.) Speech from older generation speakers is used.

Shorthand notation for tones, though not used here, is:
1 = /24/
2 = /42/
3 = /52/
4 = /31/
5 = /35/
6 = /33/
7 = /35/
8 = /34/ 
Data Entry:  Typed By: Andrew C. Hsiu  Checked By:  
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  • Total Data: 184
  • Number of Retentions:
  • Number of Loans: 15
 
Classification:  Tai-Kadai:Kam-Tai:Be-Tai:Tai-Sek:Tai:Northern 
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ID: Word: Item: Annotation: Cognacy: Loan:
1 hand va35 fəŋ31      
2 left (pai44) θuɛi42   46, 53  
3 right (pai44) kwa31   1, 48  
4 leg/foot ka24   42  
5 to walk pja:i53      
5 to walk pɐi24 to go    
6 road/path ðɔn24      
7 to come ma24      
8 to turn word info      
9 to swim ɕɛu44 ta44      
10 dirty      
11 dust mok35 mon35 dust on road    
12 skin nɐŋ24      
13 back word info pai44 laŋ24      
14 belly toŋ42      
15 bone ʔdɔ35      
16 intestines sɐi53      
17 liver tap35      
18 breast      
19 shoulder paŋ42 ʔba35      
20 to know, be knowledgeable ðo42 xɛ44      
21 to think      
22 to fear la:u24      
23 blood liət44      
24 head tɕau52      
25 neck ʔɛu24 xo31      
26 hair word info pən24      
27 nose ʔdɐŋ24      
28 to breathe tɛu25 ɕɨ24      
29 to sniff, smell      
30 mouth ɕoŋ33 pa35      
31 tooth jɛu53      
32 tongue lin42   36  
33 to laugh ðɛu24      
34 to cry tɐi53      
35 to vomit ʔok44      
36 to spit      
37 to eat kən24      
38 to chew word info      
39 to cook word info ðʊŋ24      
40 to drink ʔdɔt35      
41 to bite xap33      
42 to suck      
43 ear ðiə31      
44 to hear ka44 ɲiə24      
45 eye lək42 ta24      
46 to see ɕim24      
47 to yawn ðwau25 duɯ31      
48 to sleep nin31      
49 to lie down word info      
50 to dream fa31 xɐn31      
51 to sit nɐŋ44      
52 to stand ʔdʊn25      
53 person/human being xʊən31      
54 man/male lək33 θa:i24      
55 woman/female lək33 ʔbək35      
56 child ɕi31 la:n24      
57 husband kwan24      
57 husband pɐu35      
58 wife ja44      
59 mother mɛ44      
60 father po44      
61 house ða:n31      
62 thatch/roof nɛŋ31 ða:n31 ða:n31 = house    
63 name ɕo44      
64 to say ka:ŋ53      
64 to say nɐu31      
65 rope ɕa33      
66 to tie up, fasten      
67 to sew word info ɲip33      
68 needle      
69 to hunt word info      
70 to shoot word info      
71 to stab, pierce      
72 to hit word info      
73 to steal ðɐk33      
74 to kill ka53      
75 to die, be dead ta:i24      
76 to live, be alive tɕɐu24      
77 to scratch word info      
78 to cut, hack word info ðɐm42 to cut a tree    
79 stick/wood fai42 tree    
80 to split word info pa35      
81 sharp      
82 dull, blunt      
83 to work word info      
84 to plant      
85 to choose lɛ44      
86 to grow word info      
87 to swell word info fɔk33      
88 to squeeze word info      
89 to hold word info ʔɐu24      
90 to dig pa33      
91 to buy ɕɨ42      
92 to open, uncover xa:i24      
93 to pound, beat word info      
94 to throw word info      
95 to fall word info tok25      
96 dog ma24      
97 bird ðɔk33   1  
98 egg tɕɐi35      
99 feather pən24 nom33      
100 wing fɨət24      
101 to fly ʔbin24      
102 rat tu0 va:u52      
103 meat/flesh no44      
104 fat/grease la:u31 oil (of pork)    
105 tail ðiəŋ24      
106 snake ŋɨə31      
107 worm (earthworm) tu0 ʔdiɛn24      
108 louse word info tu0 nɐn31      
109 mosquito nɛŋ31 ka24 ðɐi31      
110 spider tu0 kwau24      
111 fish pja24      
112 rotten word info      
113 branch word info      
114 leaf ʔbaɨ24      
115 root za44 "z" is dental (originally with "bridge below" diacritic)    
116 flower va24 Chinese   L
117 fruit ma35      
118 grass ɲa24      
119 earth/soil na:m33      
120 stone ʔdɐk35 ðin24      
121 sand ðɛ35      
122 water word info ðam42      
123 to flow lɐi24      
124 sea ɕɐi44 Chinese   L
125 salt kuə24      
126 lake tam31      
127 woods/forest ʔdoŋ24      
128 sky ʔbən24      
129 moon ðoŋ33 ʔdiɛn4      
130 star ʔdau33 ʔdi35      
131 cloud word info vɨə53      
132 fog lap33 mo35      
133 rain xwən24      
134 thunder pja53      
135 lightning ʔdat35      
136 wind ðum31      
137 to blow word info po35      
138 warm word info ʔaŋ24      
139 cold word info ɕɛŋ42      
140 dry word info ɦɨ35      
141 wet lʊp35      
142 heavy nɐk35      
143 fire fi31      
144 to burn word info ɕut35      
145 smoke word info xo:n31 fi31 fi31 = fire    
146 ash tɐu44      
147 black fon42      
148 white xa:u24      
149 red ʔdiŋ24      
150 yellow xɛn53      
151 green lok33      
152 small ni35      
153 big la:u42      
154 short word info tɐm35 height    
154 short word info tin42 length    
155 long word info zɐi31 "z" is dental (originally with "bridge below" diacritic)    
156 thin word info ʔbɛŋ24      
157 thick word info na24      
158 narrow ɕɛn31      
159 wide kwa:ŋ35      
160 painful, sick tɕɛt35 pain    
161 shy, ashamed      
162 old word info tɕɛ35      
163 new mo35      
164 good ʔdi24      
165 bad, evil va:i33      
166 correct, true      
167 night      
168 day ŋo:ŋ31      
169 year pi24      
170 when? word info ɕɨ31 lɐɨ31      
171 to hide word info      
172 to climb word info pin24 a tree    
172 to climb word info xən53 a ladder    
173 at ʔju35      
174 in, inside (pai44) ʔdɐɨ24      
175 above (pai44) kən31      
176 below (pai44) la53      
177 this nɛi42      
178 that tɛ24      
179 near tɕɐɨ53      
180 far tɕɐi24      
181 where? word info      
182 I ku24      
183 thou məŋ31      
184 he/she tɛ24      
185 we word info xo44 ðɐu31 inclusive    
185 we word info po31 ðɐu31 exclusive    
186 you xo44 tɛ24      
187 they po31 tɛ24      
188 what? word info kə35 ma31      
189 who? word info pu42 lɐɨ31      
190 other ʔən35      
191 all      
192 and ðiɐŋ31      
193 if ɕa42 nɐu31      
194 how? word info təŋ35 lɐɨ31      
195 no, not mi31      
196 to count      
197 One word info ʔdɛu24      
197 One word info ʔit35 Chinese   L
198 Two word info soŋ24      
198 Two word info ŋi44 Chinese   L
199 Three word info sa:m24 Chinese   L
200 Four word info si35 Chinese ; "s" is dental   L
201 Five word info xa53 Chinese   L
202 Six word info ðok35 Chinese   L
203 Seven word info ɕɛt35 Chinese   L
204 Eight word info pɛt35 Chinese   L
205 Nine word info ku53 Chinese   L
206 Ten word info ɕip33 Chinese   L
207 Twenty word info ŋi33 ɕip33 Chinese   L
208 Fifty word info      
209 One Hundred word info pa35 ʔdɛu24 Chinese   L
210 One Thousand word info ɕiɛŋ24 ʔdɛu24 Chinese   L

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