Language name and location: Miji (Dammai, Sajalong), India [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区米吉 (萨加龙语), 印度

 

1. 'uŋ /'ʉŋ (HF)

21. ɡ.'ni 'lən 'uŋ

2. ɡə.'ni /ɡə̌.'ni / ɡ.'ni (M.HF)

22. ɡ.'ni 'lən ɡ.'ni

3. ɡə.'tɪn /ɡə.'tʰɪn /ɡ'tɪn/ ɡ.'tʰɪn (M.HF)

23. ɡ.'ni 'lən ɡ'tɪn

4. b.'le / bə'le / bě.'le /bɨ̌.le/'bli (M.HF)

24. ɡ.'ni 'lən b.'le

5. bu.ˈŋu (M.H)

25. ɡ.'ni 'lən bu.ˈŋu

6. 'ɾe(ʔ) / 're(ʔ) (M or H)

26. ɡ.'ni 'lən 'ɾe(ʔ)

7. mi.'jɐ/mi.'ja/mʲɐ/ 'mʲa (M.HF or HF)

27. ɡ.'ni 'lən mi.'jɐ

8. sə̌.'ɡɯj / s.'ɡɯj (M.HF)

28. ɡ.'ni 'lən s.'ɡɯj

9. 'stən / s.'tən (MR or M.HF)

29. ɡ.'ni 'lən 'stən

10. 'lən (M or L)

30. ɡ'tɪn 'lən

11. 'lən 'uŋ

40. b.'le 'lən

12. 'lən ɡ.'ni

50. bu.ˈŋu 'lən

13. 'lən ɡ'tɪn

60. 'ɾe(ʔ) 'lən

14. 'lən b.'le

70. mi.'jɐ 'lən

15. 'lən bu.ˈŋu

80. s.'ɡɯj 'lən

16. 'lən 'ɾe(ʔ)

90. 'stən 'lən

17. 'lən mi.'jɐ

100. 'bl̥ǒŋʔ (ə)ŋ/bə̌.ˈl̥ǒŋʔ.ʉŋ (H.M orM.H.M)*

18. 'lən s.'ɡɯj

200.  'bl̥ǒŋʔ ɡ.'ni 

19. 'lən 'stən

1000. hadʒar < Hindi 

20. ɡ.'ni 'lən

2000. hadʒar ɡ.'ni  

 

Linguist providing data and dateː Mr. Christopher Weedall, PhD student, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. July 18, 2013. Date collected on February 28, 2013 - March 9, 2013, February 16, 2014.

供资料的语言学家: Mr. Christopher Weedall, 2013 年 7 月 18 日, 2014 年 2 月 16 日.

 

Other comments: Miji or Sajolang, preferred recently by speakers, is spoken has in Dhammai or Miji / Nafra villages, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India.

For number 'four', /blaj'/ is pronounced in some villages; For number 'hundred' bl̥ǒŋʔ.ˌ(ə)ŋ, this is made of b.l̥oŋʔ (hundred) and uŋ (one).

As for the other numbers, they are very easy.  Up to 100, it's the number of 10's (e.g. 30 = 3 10), followed by digits (e.g. 34 = 3 10 4)  There's nothing special or unexpected.  Above 100, it's 100 + number of hundreds followed by the same system from 1 to 99 (e.g. 234 = 100 2 3 10 4).  So the number of 100's flips behind the hundred, in contrast to the system of 10's.  They have no words for 1,000 and simply use Hindi for numbers 1,000 and above. Note that Sajolang is a tonal language.


Language name and location: Miji (Dammai, Sajalong), India [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区米吉语, 印度

 

1. uŋ /  /?

21.  ɡni lɪn uŋ

2. ɡni /  / ?

22.  ɡni lɪn ɡni

3. ɡɪtʰɪn / / ?

23.  ɡni lɪn ɡɪtʰɪn

4. bli  /bɨji / ??

24.  ɡni lɪn bli

5. buŋu /bumu / ??

25.  ɡni lɪn buŋu

6. reʔ / réʔ /

26.  ɡni lɪn reʔ

7. mjaʔ  / mjaʔ /

27.  ɡni lɪn mjaʔ

8. si-ɡɪʔ  / sɨ́ɡɪʔ /

28.  ɡni lɪn si-ɡɪʔ

9. si-tʰɪn / stʰín /

29.  ɡni lɪn si-tʰɪn

10. lɪn  / lɨN / ??

30.  ɡɪtʰɪn lɪn

11. lɪn

40.  bli lɪn

12. lɪn ɡni 

50.  buŋu lɪn

13. lɪn ɡɪtʰɪn

60.  reʔ lɪn

14. lɪn bli

70.  mjaʔ lɪn

15. lɪn buŋu

80.  sɪ-ɡɪʔ lɪn

16. lɪn reʔ

90.  si-tʰɪn lɪn

17. lɪn mjaʔ

100. bɪloŋ uŋ  /  / ??

18. lɪn si-ɡiʔ

200. bɪloŋ ɡni 

19. lɪn si-tʰɪn

1000. hazar < Indic language

20. ɡni lɪn

2000. hazar ɡni 

 

Linguist providing data and dateː Prof. Awadesh Mishra. Dept of Linguistics/ESL/ELE,

English & Foreign Languages University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India. November 12, 2010.

供资料的语言学家: Prof. Awadesh Mishra, 2010 年 11 月 12 日.

 

Other comments: Miji has a decimal numeral system different from other members of Tibeto-Burman languages in Northeast India.


Language name and location: Miji (Dammai, Sajalong), India [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区米吉语, 印度

 

1. ũ / uŋ *

21.  ɡini lin ũ

2. ɡini  /  ɡni *

22.  ɡini lin gini

3. kthum / ɡtəŋ / ɡtɪŋ / ɡtɯŋ *

23.  ɡini lin kthum

4. blei / blei *

24.  ɡini lin blei

5. buŋu / buŋu *

25.  ɡini lin buŋu

6. re / re *

26.  ɡini lin re

7. miya / myaʔ *

27.  ɡini lin miya

8. sɡui / sɯkɯ *

28.  ɡini lin sɡui

9. sthun / stɪn *

29.  ɡini lin sthun

10. lin / lən / lɯn *

30.  kthu-lən / ɡtəŋ lɯn *

11. lən-ũ  / lɯn uŋ *

40.  bəli-lin

12. lən-ɡni / lɯn ɡni *

50.  buŋu-lin

13. lən-kthum /  lɯn ɡtɪŋ / ɡtɯŋ *

60.  re-lin

14. lən-blei  / lɯn blei *

70.  miya-lin

15. lən-buŋu / lɯn buŋu *

80.  sɡu-lin-

16. lən-re / lɯn re *

90.  sthun-lin

17. lən-miya / lɯn myaʔ *

100. bləŋ

18. lən-sɡui / lɯn  sɯkɯ *

200.

19. lən-sthum / lɯn stɪn *

1000. hazar < Indic language

20. ɡini lin / ɡni lɯn *

2000.  

 

Linguist providing data and dateː Prof. Suhnu Ram Sharma, Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Pune, India, January 7, 1993.

Reference sourceː Simon, I. M. , 1990. Miji Language Guide. Directorate of Research, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Shillong, India

供资料的语言学家: Prof. Suhnu Ram Sharma, 1993 年 1 月 7 日.

 

Other comments: Miji is an unclassified language spoken in Arunachal Pradesh, West Kemang District by 6000 speakers. The numbers with an asterisk were provided by Mr. Daniel Wood, department of Linguistics, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA. May 30, 2009.


 

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