Concept list Dyen 1964 196

This list represents the original list of 200 items by Swadesh which was ranked by comparing the amount of cognate pairs found in 89 Malayo-Polynesian languages, with items of low ranks representing items which have a high amount of cognate pairs when comparing all languages in a pairwise fashion. The author gives also a ranked list for Indo-European languages.

Id English English gloss Concept set