Reconstruction:Proto-Afroasiatic/maʔ-

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This Proto-Afroasiatic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Afroasiatic[edit]

Noun[edit]

*maʔ-

  1. water

Descendants[edit]

  • Proto-Berber: *am-an (see there for further descendants)
  • Chadic:
  • Cushitic:
  • Egyptian: mw (/maw/) (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Semitic: *māy- (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  • Takács, Gábor (1999–2007) Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, →ISBN