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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔa
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: demonstrative pronoun
Lushai: hei this
Lepcha: a this
Kiranti: *ʔà-
Comments: Cf. also: Karen *ʔV, Idu a, Tani *ʔV, Konyak *ʔa, Manipuri a-du, Sichuan *ʔa 'that, this'. Some languages reflect a variation of ʔ- (0-) / and emphatic h- (besides Lushai, cf. Sulung *hV-, Aka *hVŋ, Konyak *ha-, Mikir ha-la, Magar ho-se, Kham hō), but there seems to be no reason for reconstructing two different pronouns.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔă (~ɣ-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: to be in, in, at
Chinese: *ʔa to be in, in, at etc.
Burmese: ah marker of an object.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔăn
Meaning: in, inside
Chinese: *ʔan in (it).
Burmese: an inside.
Lushai: an in, on.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔ[a]n (~-ɫ)
Meaning: vomit, feel squeamish
Burmese: an to vomit.
Kachin: on2 feel squeamish, (Mat.) go1-on2 id.
Comments: Ben. 74; Mat. 171.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔăŋ
Meaning: middle, centre
Chinese: *ʔaŋ centre, middle.
Kachin: gǝ-aŋ1 a middle, midst, centre.
Comments: Cf. also Shaiyang (Tani) aŋ 'heart', Idu huŋ id.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔāH (r-)
Meaning: mute, dumb
Chinese: *ʔrāʔ mute.
Burmese: be dumb, be mute.
Kachin: mǝa2 to be dumb.
Lushai: ā be foolish, silly.
Kiranti: *ʔ[ä]
Comments: Nung mǝa. Ben. 36; Luce 1.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔāk
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: bad
Chinese: *ʔāk bad, evil.
Tibetan: ʔag-po bad.
Comments: Coblin 38.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔāŋ
Meaning: cup, basin
Chinese: *ʔāŋs basin, tub.
Burmese: aŋ-khʷak a cup, basin.
Kachin: 1 a water-basin.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔĕk ( ~ q(h)-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: split, open
Burmese: ak to crack open.
Lushai: ek () split or cleave (as wood).
Lepcha: ók to open (as door, mouth)
Comments: Bunan ag mouth. Ben. 36. Cf. Yamphu okma 'open, pull apart'.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔǝm
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: sound, wind
Chinese: 音 *ʔǝm sound
Burmese: am 'to read aloud'
Comments: Cf. Tani *ǝm, Gurung kha-ẽ wind.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔǝw
Meaning: yes
Tibetan: ʔo yes.
Kachin: (H) au yes.
Lushai: o yes.
Comments: Cf. also Lush. hau yes.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔǝ̄j
Meaning: good, dear
Chinese: *ʔǝ̄js to hold dear, to love.
Kachin: ai2 good, proper.
Comments: Cf. also Lush. uai 'make love', Karen ʔai 'love' (listed in STEDT 349-353 under *ŋ(w)ay which is probably wrong). Cf. PAN *qasi 'respect, venerate'.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔǝ̄̆m
Meaning: dumb, speechless
Chinese: *ʔǝm, *ʔǝ̄m dumb; silent.
Kachin: (H) am to stutter, stammer; mǝ-am to become speechless.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔǝ̄w
Meaning: a k. of pot
Chinese: 甌 *ʔō bowl.
Burmese: ǝwh jar, pot, chatty.
Kachin: n-au2 a large boiler, a cauldron, (H) mǝ-au a large kind of chatty.
Comments: Luce 27.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔ[ǝ̄]w
Meaning: cry, sing
Chinese: *ʔō sing.
Burmese: aw to cry out, bawl, howl, scream.
Lushai: au scream, cry out.
Comments: Dimasa hau shout in chorus. Ben. 63.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔĭ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: this
Chinese: *ʔij this.
Burmese: i this.
Lushai: i this.
Kiranti: *ʔè
Comments: PK *ʔè he. Luce 10.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔiǝ̆mH
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: drink
Chinese: *ʔǝmʔ drink.
Tibetan: skjems drink beverage.
Burmese: Achang ǝn.55 'eat'
Lushai: in to drink.
Comments: Rawang im mouthfull; Dhimal am- 'drink'; Karen *ʔam, Rawang ǝm 'eat'. Questionable for phonetic reasons is the relationship of Mikir ʒun, Naga *yoŋ 'drink'.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔĭr
Meaning: crooked, warped
Chinese: *ʔrǝn (~-in) a covered or angular piece of extra wall as protection to gate in city wall; crooked.
Lushai: er be warped, turned up, bent back (cf. also elʔ to bend).
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔĭt (~ɣ-)
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: one
Chinese: *ʔit one.
Burmese: ać a unit, one.
Kiranti: *ʔi[t]
Comments: Kanauri id. Ben. 94.
Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *ʔīk (~ɣ-)
Meaning: choke, strangle
Chinese: *ʔīt choke.
Burmese: ać to choke, to strangle.
Comments: Rawang i strangle. Ben. 36.
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