Word Family - Silk

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silk, 絲

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  • Old Chinese *slɯ silk, fine thread
    • Middle Chinese silk, fine thread
      • Mandarin silk, fine thread
      • Cantonese si1 silk, fine thread
      • Korean sil thread
      • Vietnamese raw silk, thread
    • Taiwanese si silk, fine thread
    • Ancient Greek Σήρ Sḗr Chinese, silkworm
      • Ancient Greek Σῆρες Sêres China, the Chinese people
        • Latin Sēres Chinese people
      • Ancient Greek σηρῐκός sērikós silken, made of silk
        • Latin sēricus having to do with China, made of silk
          • Western Romance
            • Spanish sirgo silk
          • Latin sērica silk garments, silks
            • Eastern Romance
              • Romanian sarică woolen cloak worn by mountain shepherds
            • Western Romance
              • French serge twill, serge
              • Spanish jerga cotton fringe, mat, floor covering
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            • Lithuanian zilkaĩ silk archaic
            • Old Norse silki silk
              • Danish silke silk
              • English silk
              • Sami silki silk
            • Russian шёлк šolk silk
      • Aramaic šˀry silk
        • Arabic حَرِير ḥarīr silk
          • Swahili hariri
        • Aramaic šyrh caravan
          • Hebrew שיירה shāyārā carvan

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