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Sino-Tibetan etymology :

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Proto-Sino-Tibetan: *m(r)[ɨā̆]ŋ
Sino-Caucasian etymology: Sino-Caucasian etymology
Meaning: brother, elder brother
Chinese: *smraŋ elder brother, 孟 *mrāŋs eldest (of brothers).
Tibetan: miŋ brother in relation to his sister.
Burmese: mauŋ brother, LB *moŋ; ʔuh-mauŋh uncle.
Comments: Ben. 189, Luce 75. Cf. *māŋ.

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