Aaron Ember and the Establishment of Egypto-Semitic Phonological and Lexical Comparison (Part II)
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Gábor Takács
Published 2006-01-01
https://doi.org/10.15388/AOV.2006.3763
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Takács G. (2006) “Aaron Ember and the Establishment of Egypto-Semitic Phonological and Lexical Comparison (Part II)”, Acta Orientalia Vilnensia, 7(1-2), pp. 145-188. doi: 10.15388/AOV.2006.3763.

Abstract

Institute of Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Science, Eötvös Loránd University

The present paper represents the second half of the appraisal of Aaron Ember’s contribution to Egypto-Semitic etymology. The first part was introduced by a sketchy biography of Ember and an overview of his conception of Egypto-Semitic sound correspondences, which was followed by the analysis and evaluation of those Egypto-Semitic etymologies proposed by Ember that have to be either abandoned or complemented in the testimony of current progress in Afro-Asiatic linguistic comparison. For technical reasons, this list was restricted to the Egyptian roots with 3- to p- in Anlaut. This is why the following etymological material encompasses Egyptian roots with m- to d-.

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