Lexicostatistics: Xhosa to Tsonga

Comparison Xhosa to Tsonga

  English    Xhosa     Tsonga   Comments  Points  
Death-K-F-
Ukufa
-R-F-
Rifu [1]
Exact consonant match -F-/-F-
 50,00  
Ear-N-L-B-
Indlebe
-N-L-V-
Ndleve
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Exact consonant match -L-/-L-
Related consonant match -B-/-V-
 95,00  
Eye-L-S-
Iliso
-T-H-L-
Tihlo
Too weak signals, no point!  0,00  
Four-Z-N-
Ezine
-M-N-
Mune
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 50,00  
Hand-S-N-D-L-
Isandla
-V-K-
Voko
 0,00  
I-M-N-
Mna
-M-N-
Mina
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
Name-G-M-
Igama
-V-T-
Vito
 0,00  
Night-B-S-K-
Busuku
-M-D-B-
Madyambu
Related consonant match -S-/-D-
Wrong order! (switched matches -> no point) Too weak signals, no point! Too weak signals, no point! All consonants match!
 28,33  
Nose-M-P-M-L-
Impumlo
-N-M-P-F-
Nhompfu
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -P-/-P-
 50,00  
Sun-L-N-G-
Ilanga
-D-M-B-
Dyambu
Too weak signals, no point! Too weak signals, no point!  0,00  
Three-N-T-TH-
Ntathu
-N-R-H-
Nharhu
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Too weak signals, no point! All consonants match!
 33,33  
Tongue-L-M-
Ulwimi
-R-R-M-
Ririmi
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Related consonant match -L-/-R-
 56,67  
Tooth-Z-N-
Izinyo
-T-N-
Tino
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Related consonant match -Z-/-T-
 92,50  
Two-M-B-N-
Mbini
-B-R-
Mbirhi
Exact consonant match -B-/-B-
Too weak signals, no point! Too weak signals, no point!
 0,00  
Water-M-N-Z-
Amanzi
-M-T-
Mati
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Related consonant match -Z-/-T-
 61,67  
Who-G-B-N-
Ngubani
-B-N-
Ubani
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
Exact consonant match -B-/-B-
 66,67  
Wind-M-J-
Umoya
-M-J-
Moya
Exact consonant match -M-/-M-
Exact consonant match -J-/-J-
 100,00  
You (thou)-W-N-
Wena
-W-N-
Wena
Exact consonant match -W-/-W-
Exact consonant match -N-/-N-
 100,00  
Analysis:
Total Points/#words: 884,17/18 (=49,120/100). This value has to be reverted (100-Result) to get the Genetic distance:
Genetic distance: 50,88
 
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Statistics for this comparison (exposure to chance - explanation here):
 
→ Mathematical expectation (μ): 84,98
→ Standard deviation (σ): 5,02
p-value = ƒ(50,88, μ, σ): 5,55e-012
 
This comparison has a probability lower than 0,01% to get results below 50,88 if conducted with random values.
References:
 1. Source: Google Translate