Lexicostatistics: Lithuanian to Latvian

Comparison Lithuanian to Latvian

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Death-M-R-T-
Mirti [1]
-M-R-S-T-
Mirst [2]
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
 75,00  
Ear-S-
Ausis
-S-
Auss
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 100,00  
Eye-K-
Akis
-C-
Acs
 0,00  
Four-K-T-R-
Keturi
-CH-T-R-
Četri
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
 66,67  
Hand-R-K-
Ranka
-R-K-
Roka
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
Exact consonant match -K-/-K-
 100,00  
I-SH-
-S-
Es
Related consonant match -SH-/-S-
 93,88  
Name-V-R-D-
Vardas
-V-R-D-
Vārds
Exact consonant match -V-/-V-
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
Exact consonant match -D-/-D-
 100,00  
Night-N-K-T-
Naktis
-N-K-C-
Nakts
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Exact consonant match -K-/-K-
Related consonant match -T-/-C-
 87,04  
Nose-N-S-
Nosis
-D-G-S-
Deguns
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
Too weak signals! -> no point
 0,00  
Sun-S-L-
Saulė
-S-L-
Saule
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
Exact consonant match -L-/-L-
 100,00  
Three-T-R-S-
Trys
-T-R-S-
Trīs
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 100,00  
Tongue-L-ZH-V-
Liežuvis
-M-L-
Mēle
 0,00  
Tooth-D-N-T-
Dantis
-Z-B-
Zobs
Related consonant match -D-/-Z-
 19,70  
Two-D-
Du
-D-V-
Divi
Exact consonant match -D-/-D-
 50,00  
Water-V-D-
Vanduo
-D-N-
Ūdens
 0,00  
Who-K-S-
Kas
-K-S-
Kas
Exact consonant match -K-/-K-
Exact consonant match -S-/-S-
 100,00  
Wind-V-T-R-
Vėjas, vėtra
-V-T-R-
Vētra (storm) - Vējš (wind)
Exact consonant match -V-/-V-
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
Exact consonant match -R-/-R-
 100,00  
You (thou)-T-
Tu
-T-
Tu
Exact consonant match -T-/-T-
 100,00  
Analysis:
Total Points/#words: 1192,29/18 (=66,238/100). This value has to be reverted (100-Result) to get the Genetic distance:
Genetic distance: 33,76
 
These langages are closely related!
Period Lithuanian: Year 2000, Period Latvian: Year 2000.

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Statistics for this comparison (exposure to chance - explanation here):
 
→ Mathematical expectation (μ): 86,30
→ Standard deviation (σ): 4,35
p-value = ƒ(33,76, μ, σ): 6,281 × 10-34
 
This comparison has a probability lower than 0,01% to get results below 33,76 if conducted with random values.
References:
 1. To die. Primary source for Lithuanian is dialog with native speakers with the goal to use the right stems and the sound transcription necessary for this study. The words have been double-checked online.
 2. To die