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Appendix:Proto-Semitic/yad-

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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

NounEdit

*yad-, ʿid-

  1. hand

CommentEdit

Stem ʿid- appears in Aramaic and Ethiopic branch, and also maybe in Akkadian. One wonders whether they're both reflexes of something like **ʿayad- or **yaʿid-.

DescendantsEdit

  • Akkadian: [Cuneiform needed] (idu 'arm'), (on)
  • Amharic: እጅ (ʾəǧ) (əj)
  • Arabic: يَد (yad) (yad)
    • Egyptian Arabic: ايد (ʾīd)
    • Maltese: id
  • Aramaic:
    Syriac: ܐܝܕܐ (’īdā’)
    Hebrew: אידא (’īdā’)
  • Epigraphic South Arabian: 𐩺𐩵 (yd)
    • Minaean: dy (yd)
    • Qatabanian: dy (yd)
    • Sabaean: dy (yd)
  • Ge'ez: እድ (ʾəd) (ʾǝd)
  • Hebrew: יד (יד) (yad)
  • Phoenician: 𐤉𐤃 dy (yd)
  • Tigre: እዴ (ʾəde) (ʾǝde)
  • Tigrinya: ኢድ (ʾid) (ʾid)
  • Ugaritic: 𐎊𐎄 (yd)