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A List of Miao Words

Operation X

written by Dakota Wang

This list is based on a combination of the items in the Swadesh list and Leipzig-Jakarta list (which linguists may make use of for the purpose of historical-comparative study of languages).

  • 1. Bì dòu, fire
  • 2. Bà miáo, nose
  • 3. Nuò, to go
  • 4. Àng, water
  • 5. Bâ niū, mouth
  • 6. , blood
  • 7. Bú sāng, bone
  • 8. bà guò, root
  • 9. Luò, to come
  • 10. , breast
  • 11. Náng, rain
  • 12. , name
  • 13. Dà dēi, louse
  • 14. Wū dâ ái, wing
  • 15. Niā, flesh, meat
  • 16. Xìng zhà en, arm
  • 17. én , fly
  • 18. Mú háng jió, night
  • 19. Zháo mu niáng, ear
  • 20. Sàng àng, neck
  • 21. ào u,far
  • 22. Chāng, do
  • 23. Biào, house
  • 24. Gū rào,

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