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Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Formosan

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ŋu    

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*ŋiSŋiS beard

6683

PAN     *ŋiSŋiS beard

Formosan
Bunun ŋisŋisbeard
Rukai (Tona) ŋisiŋisibeard
Rukai (Mantauran) ŋiʔiŋiʔibeard
Puyuma ŋisŋisbeard
Paiwan ŋisŋisbeard
Amis ŋisŋisbeard

Note:   If found in PAn, this term was replaced by one or more of the PMP doublets *gumi, *kumi, *gumis, or *kumis.

TOP      ŋu    

ŋu

29916

*ŋuSuN nosebleed

6589

PAN     *ŋuSuN nosebleed

Formosan
Thao nuzush <Mblood from the nose
  un-lha-nuzush-anhave a nosebleed
Paiwan ŋusulʸblood from the nose; nosebleed
  pe-ŋusulʸhave a nosebleed

Note:   Given just two witnesses that differ in the order of consonants it is impossible to determine the directionality of change, and this reconstruction may therefore have been *ŋuNuS rather than *ŋuSuN.

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Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition
Robert Blust and Stephen Trussel
www.trussel2.com/ACD
2010: revision 7/13/2019
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