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Appendix:Proto-Semitic/ðiʾb-

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This Proto-Semitic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-SemiticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ǯiʔib- (beast of prey). Cognate with Egyptian zꜣb (pyr) (jackal), East Chadic *ǯabiy- (hyaena), Western Chadic *ǯib- (viverra).

NounEdit

*ðiʾb-

  1. wolf

DescendantsEdit