Table 4

Linguistic distance matrix

Austroasiatic, Mon-Khmer

Tai-Kadai, Tai

MO

LW1

LW2

PA

BL(1,2)

TN1

TN2

KH

LU

YU

YO


MO

*

(1,2,3,4)

(1,2,3,4)

LW1

2

*

LW2

2

1

*

PA

2

1

1

*

BL(1-2)

2

1

1

1

*

TN1

2

2

2

2

2

*

TN2

2

2

2

2

2

1

*

KH

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

*

LU(1,2,3,4)

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

1

*

YU(1,2,3,4)

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

*

YO

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

2

*


Bold letter: Mon-Khmer speaking populations. For population names see Table 1. Samples Blang (BL) 1-2, Lue (LU) 1-4, and Yuan (YU) 1-4 have been merged in this table because their linguistic distance is 0.

Kutanan et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-56

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