Appendix:Proto-Semitic/qarn-

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This entry contains Proto-Semitic 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]

A possible Afro-Asiatic cognate is found in Egyptian (New Kingdom) qr.tj "horns (dual)". A possible loan relation with Indo-European *ḱer- (horn) has also been suggested. Proponents of Nostratic combine the Indo-European and the Semitic root via a proto-Nostratic *kErV.

Noun[edit]

*qarn-

  1. horn

Reflexes[edit]