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Appendix:Proto-Semitic/śalāθ-

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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

NumeralEdit

*śalāθ- (*ślaθ-)

  1. three

CommentEdit

Numerals 3-10 were formed with abstract/collective Afro-Asiatic suffix -t. Bare root morpheme continued to be used with feminine nouns, which led to various "gender polarity" phenomena in various Semitic languages.

DescendantsEdit