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SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES.

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English. Prejevalsky's
Vocabulary of
Tangutan.
Tibetan.[1]
Mountain Ri
Lake Tsō Thso
Water Chsiu Ch'hu
Grass Rtsa Tsa
Fire Me
Rain Tsiar Char-bba
Lightning Тоk ——
Thunder —— Tog
Heat Tsa-tchigeh Cha
Wind Lung gnLung
Road Lam Lam
Butter Marr Mar
Meat Shā Isha
Sheep Liuk Lug
Fox Kwa
Camel Namung rHa-mong
Tobacco Do-wa ——
Smoke —— Du-wa
Ears Rna rNa-wa
etc. etc.
Numerals.
Prejevalsky's Tangutan. Jaeschke's Tibetan.
1 Khtsik chig
2 Ni nyi (s)
3 Sum sum
4 Bjeh zhi
5 Rna nga
6 Chok dhug
dshug[2]
7 Diun dun
8 Dziat gyad
9 Rgiu gu, rgu[2]
10 Tsiu-tamba chu, or chu-tham-pa

It may be noted that both Black and Yellow Sifan appear to have been visited by Friar Odoric as early as 1326 or thereabouts. He says, in quitting Kansan, i.e. Kenjan-fu or Shensi: 'I came to a great kingdom called

  1. Partly from Jaeschke's Romanised Tibetan and English Dict., Kyelang in Lahoul, 1866; partly from Klaproth's Asia Polyglotta.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Asia Polyglotta.