sets of Chinese characters sharing the same sound-based elements), the phonologies of Tibeto-Burman languages, and a few doubtful etymological equivalents of Sinitic etyma in some Tibeto-Burman languages.
I think that liquid medials and onsets with heterogeneous consonant clusters should be possible in some source language of some Sinitic etyma.
Returning to Finnic, one reason for my having to proceed with the comparison of attested languages is that many native Finnic etyma (like the last three in Table 2) are lacking from the reconstructed languages.
Furthermore, it is true that DMs belong to a paradigm, the paradigm of discourse markers, whereas their etyma did not belong to this paradigm.
On the contrary, it is typical for them to have larger scope than their etyma.
With the exception of unu and uno (and perhaps to a lesser extent a), all the pronominal forms set out in section 2 can readily be related to English etyma
Emeneau could find only seven etyma out of over 4,500 in the DED (Burrow and Emeneau 1961) that were uniquely shared by Brahui and Kurux-Malto; these will be updated and discussed in [section]3.
4 It is patently obvious that Kurux and Malto are closely related since they share substantial portions of their morphology as well as numerous etyma.
First, the pattern of etyma shared with Brahui is not significantly stronger with Kurux or Malto than with any other single language.
does not claim to have any very precise ideas about the nature of this proto-morphology, but he does criticize "the current monosyllabic approach to ST and TB etyma reconstructions" (p.
In addition, TBT presents 1,223 groups of likely cognates (many sets recur with different numbers at several points, so the actual number of separate etyma is considerably smaller), but wisely refrains from offering reconstructions if they are not already available in the literature.
zeri- 'cup' is entirely possible from the viewpoints of phonology and semantics, although it must be noted that for items of (cultic) realia non-IE etyma