Reconstruction:Proto-Semitic/pay-

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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

*pay-

  1. the mouth

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • East Semitic:
    • Akkadian: 𒅗 (KA /pû/)
  • Central Semitic:
  • South Semitic:
    • Old South Arabian: 𐩰
    • Ethiopian: *ʾaf- – uncertain if descended from this, having the same form af in Cushitic

ReferencesEdit

  • Nöldeke, Theodor (1910) Neue Beiträge zur semitischen Sprachwissenschaft[1] (in German), Straßburg: Karl J. Trübner, pages 171–178
  • Kogan, Leonid (2011), “Proto-Semitic Lexicon”, in Weninger, Stefan, editor, The Semitic Languages. An International Handbook (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft – Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science; 36), Berlin: De Gruyter, →ISBN, pages 221–222