Lexicostatistics: Chinese_(Cantonese) to Chinese_(Mandarin)

Comparison Chinese_(Cantonese) to Chinese_(Mandarin)

  English    Chinese_(Cantonese)     Chinese_(Mandarin)   Comments  Points  
Death-S-
Sei (死) [1]
-S-
Sǐ (死) [2]
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 100,00  
Ear-ZH-Z-
Ji zai (耳仔) [3]
-R-D-
Ěrduo (耳) [4]
Related consonant match -Z-/-D-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
Eye-N-G-N-
Ngaan (眼)
-J-N-
Yǎn (眼)
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
Four-S-
Sei (四)
-S-
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 100,00  
Hand-S-
Sau (手)
-SH-
Shǒu (手)
Related consonant match -S-/-SH-
 93,88  
I-N-G-
Ngo (我) [5]
-W-
Wǒ (我) [6]
 0,00  
Name-M-N-
Meng (名)
-M-N-
Míng (名)
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
Night-J-
Ye; (夜)
-J-
Yè (夜)
Exact consonant match -J-/-J-
 100,00  
Nose-B-
Bei (鼻)
-B-Z-
Bízi (鼻子)
Exact consonant match -B-/-B-
 50,00  
Sun-T-J-N-
Taai joeng (太陽)
-T-J-N-
Tàiyáng (太阳)
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Exact consonant match -J-/-J-
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
Three-S-M-
Saam (三)
-S-N-
Sān (三)
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 50,00  
Tongue-L-
Lei (脷)
-SH-
Shé (舌)
 0,00  
Tooth-N-G-
Ngaa (牙)
-J-CH-
Yáchi (牙)
 0,00  
Two-ZH-
Ji (二)
-R-
Èr (二)
 0,00  
Water-S-
Seoi (水)
-SH-
Shuǐ (水)
Related consonant match -S-/-SH-
 93,88  
Who-B-N-G-
Bin go (邊個)
-SH-
Shúi (誰)
 0,00  
Wind-F-N-
Fung (風)
-F-N-
Fēng (风)
Exact consonant match -F-/-F-
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
You (thou)-N-
Nei (你)
-N-
Nǐ (您 )
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
Analysis:
Total Points/#words: 987,77/18 (=54,876/100). This value has to be reverted (100-Result) to get the Genetic distance:
Genetic distance: 45,12
 
These langages are related!
Period Chinese_(Cantonese): Year 2000, Period Chinese_(Mandarin): Year 2000.

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Statistics for this comparison (exposure to chance - explanation here):
 
→ Mathematical expectation (μ): 91,47
→ Standard deviation (σ): 4,25
p-value = ƒ(45,12, μ, σ): 4,844 × 10-28
 
This comparison has a probability lower than 0,01% to get results below 45,12 if conducted with random values.
References:
 1. To die
 2. To die
 3. Source for all Cantonese words: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Cantonese_Swadesh_list
 4. Source for all Chinese words: MALHERBE, Michel. Les langages de l'humanité Paris : Robert Laffont, 1995. ISBN : 2-221-05947-6, p. 730 – 735 | Crosscheck in Google Translate
 5. Source for all Cantonese words: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Cantonese_Swadesh_list
 6. Source for all Chinese words: MALHERBE, Michel. Les langages de l'humanité Paris : Robert Laffont, 1995. ISBN : 2-221-05947-6, p. 730 – 735 | Crosscheck in Google Translate