Reconstruction:Proto-Semitic/ʾarṣ́-

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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 *ʔariĉ̣-, with Chadic cognates.

Noun[edit]

*ʾarṣ́-

  1. earth

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Alexander Militarev: Afroasiatic etymology.
  • Kogan, Leonid (2011), “Proto-Semitic Lexicon”, in Weninger, Stefan, editor, The Semitic Languages. An International Handbook (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft – Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science; 36), Berlin: De Gruyter, →ISBN, page 189