Reconstruction: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- f

  1. hand

InflectionEdit

Reconstruction notesEdit

The stem *ʔid- appears in multiple branches, raising the question of whether the usual reconstruction is maximally parsimonious.

DescendantsEdit

  • East Semitic:
    • Akkadian: 𒁕 (idum, arm)
  • West Semitic:

ReferencesEdit

  • Kogan, Leonid (2015) Genealogical Classification of Semitic. The Lexical Isoglosses, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN
  • Huehnergard, John (2019), “Proto-Semitic”, in Huehnergard, John and Na'ama Pat-El, editors, The Semitic Languages, 2nd edition, Routledge, →ISBN