Concept list Matisoff 2009 47

This list proposes the most stable concepts for Tibeto-Burman, as reflected in reconstrutions with wide-spread reflexes. The concepts themselves are sometimes further broadened in the actual examples, showing complex patterns of semantic change that the author assumes. They are listed in the column REFLEX_MEANINGS in the data. The two personal pronouns are starred, as the author does not give the literal forms in the paper.

Id English English gloss Concept set