publication . Article . 2012

Agaw Lexicon and Its Cushitic and Afro-Asiatic Background

Takacs, Gábor;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Komitet Nauk Orientalistycznych PAN
  • Country: Poland
The ideas of this paper were originally presented at the 5th International Conference on Cushitic and Omotic Languages (Paris, 16–18 April 2008), but the text is not going to be published in its proceedings (which are still just forthcoming in early 2012). The long awaited Comparative Dictionary of the Agaw Languages published most recently by David Appleyard (2006) presents a precious etymological treatment not only for specialists of Agaw and Cushitic, but also from the standpoint of our current research on comparative Afro-Asiatic lexicon. The present paper is to examine Appleyard’s material and suggestions from these aspects for possible addenda and corrigen...
free text keywords: Agaw language, Cushitic languages, Africa, Asia
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