Reconstruction:Proto-Semitic/ʾaḫ-

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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-Semitic[edit]

Noun[edit]

*ʾaḫ-

  1. brother

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Akkadian: 𒋀 (aḫu [ŠEŠ]), plural: [script needed] (aḫḫū)
  • Amharic: እኅት (ʾəḫt, sister)
  • Arabic: أَخ (ʾaḵ)
  • Aramaic:
    Syriac: ܐܚܐ (ʾăḥā)
    Hebrew: אֲחָא (ʾăḥā), plural: אַחִין (ʾaḥīn < ʾaḥḥīn)
  • Ge'ez: እኍ (ʾəḫʷ), plural: አኀው (ʾäḫäw)
  • Hebrew: אָח (ʾāḥ), plural: אַחִים (ʾaḥīm < *ʾaḥḥīm)
  • Old South Arabian: 𐩱𐩭 (ʾḫ)
  • Phoenician: 𐤀𐤇 (ʾḥ)
  • Tigrinya: ሓወ (ḥawä)
  • Ugaritic: 𐎀𐎃 (ảḫ)