Reconstruction:Proto-Semitic/waraq-

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *wVraq- (green). Cognate with Egyptian
i A q
t
M2
(jꜣqt, leek, vegetables),
M13 D
Y1
(wꜣḏ, green),[1] and
y r q
(jrq, onion, greenery, green stuff).

Root[edit]

*waraq-

  1. green, greenish
  2. yellow
  3. leaf

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9