Updated: 4/20/2013
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Blust's
Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

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The name indexes at the tops of the pages include languages and dialects.

language headline Key:

17. Amis (418) Form. (Fey 1986) [ami] Taiwan (dialects: Sakizaya [ais] 1, Kiwit 23)

17. a sequence number, not a permanent identifier
Amisthe language name
(418)number of words in this language cited in ACD
Form. the subgoup, a link to a listing of all the languages in that group)
- optional -
(Fey 1986) the primary source reference work, a link to the full entry on the References page
[ami] the ISO code, a link to the corresponding entry in Ethnologue,
Taiwan the approximate geographical location
(dialects:
Sakizaya [ais] 1,
Kiwit 23)
a list of dialects, their ISO code links, and counts of words used in the ACD.

alphabetical list of words

Dialectal forms are included within the alphabetical lists of the languages, followed by the dialect name, in this example, Kiwit, a link to the dialect subentry

cila-cila frequently (PAN: *siRa) Kiwit

The dialect subentry is a listing of the all the words of that dialect, immediately below the language listing, indented and unnumbered

dialect subentry Key:

Amis (Sakizaya) (1) Form. [ais] (Amis, Nataoran) Taiwan

raqusoapberry (PAN: *daqu2)

Amis The language name, a link back to the language headline
(Sakizaya) dialect name
(1)number of words in this language cited in ACD
Form. the subgoup, a link to a listing of all the languages in that group)
- optional -
[ais] the ISO code, a link to the corresponding entry in Ethnologue,
(Amis, Nataoran) the ISO name associated with the code
Taiwan the approximate geographical location

  • The Languages index displays all the forms cited in the ACD,
    arranged alphabetically by language, including Roots, Loans and Noise.
  • Headwords are links to the reconstruction sets in which they are used.
  • Language numbering and counts change with each new edition of the page.

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Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition
Robert Blust and Stephen Trussel
www.trussel2.com/ACD
2010: revision 4/20/2013
email: Blust (content) – Trussel (production)