Reconstruction:Proto-Berber/ʔabb

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This Proto-Berber 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-BerberEdit

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Afroasiatic *ʔab-. Cognate with Proto-Semitic *ʔabw-, Hausa uba, Somali aabo.[1]

NounEdit

*ʔabb m

  1. father

DescendantsEdit

  • Tawallammat Tamajaq: [script needed] (abba)
  • Central Atlas Tamazight: [script needed] (ibba)
  • Tarifit: [script needed] (ebbʷa)

ReferencesEdit