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Appendix:Proto-Semitic/ʾak-

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This entry contains Proto-Semitic 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

NounEdit

*ʾak-

  1. owl
  2. raven
  3. vulture

DescendantsEdit

  • Akkadian: 𒀝𒆪𒌋 (akkû) ("owl")
  • Amharic: ጉጉት (gugut) ("owl")
  • Aramaic:
    Classical Syriac: ܟܘܟܒܝ (kawk(ə)ḇay) ("owl")
  • Ge'ez: ኳኳ (kʷakʷa) ("raven")
  • Tigrinya: ኳኵ (kʷakʷ) (kwakwǝ) ("crow, raven")