Mok language

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Mok
RegionShan State, Myanmar and Lampang, Thailand
Native speakers
? (2018)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mqt
Glottologmokk1243[2]

Mok, also known as Amok[3], Hsen-Hsum, and Muak, is a possibly extinct Angkuic language spoken in Shan State, Myanmar[1] and in Lampang Province, Thailand. In Lampang Province, Thailand, 7 speakers were reported by Wurm & Hattori (1981).

Varieties[edit]

Hall & Devereux (2018) report that five varieties of Mok are spoken in Shan State, Myanmar, providing the following comparative vocabulary table.[1]

Gloss Mok A Mok B Mok C Mok D Mok E Muak Sa-aak Pa Xɛp U Hu
die [jɛ́m] [n̩jém] [jám] [jɛ́m] [jɛ̂m] jâm jàp jám
weep [jàːm] [jàːm] [jàːm] [jàːm] [jàːm] jâːm jâm jàm
chicken [ʔèa] [ʔeàː] [ʔìa] [ʔeàː] [ʔeàː] ʔɛ̂l jɛ́ -
silver, money [mûi] [nèŋ][4] [ŋə̀n][4] [muí] [p.sí muî] mûl mùn mm̥úl
fly (v.) [tʰə̀ːŋ] [tʰiaŋ] / [pʰiaŋ] [ntʰíaŋ] [mpʰîang] [ntʰîaŋ] pʰ.jûl mpʰə̀ phɨ́ʁ
louse [síʔ] / [nsíʔ] [síʔ] / [nsíʔ] [nsíʔ] [síʔ] / [nsíʔ] [síʔ] / [nsíʔ] cʰíʔ nchí nsíʔ

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hall, Elizabeth and Shane Devereux (2018). Preliminary Mok Phonology and Implications for Angkuic Sound Change. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, held May 17-19, 2018 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mok". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ OLAC Resources in and about the Mok Language, www.language-archives.org/language.php/mqt.
  4. ^ a b Tai loanword

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