Re: Proto-Semitic (was Re: markjjones@HOTMAIL.COM)
|From:||Rob Haden <magwich78@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 8, 2005, 19:13|
On Tue, 8 Mar 2005 18:58:15 +0200, Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...> wrote:
Thanks. Actually, though, the American Heritage Dictionary stuff is rather
out-of-date, both for Semitic and IE. There's a more recent reconstruction
of Semitic phonology here:
It's not much different, though.
>> Did Proto-Semitic presumably have /ts)/ as well?
>What's listed on the chart as _Alveolar Affricates_, even though
>they're written with just "s" and "z", seem to have been affricates
The chart I posted above has alveolar fricatives instead of affricates. It
also has a post-alveolar fricative /S/.
Thanks. I was looking at it, but then its server went down for some reason.
>> Finally, are there any good Proto-Semitic resources online?
>has a Semitic etymological database, along with similar databases for
>other language families.
>I can send you some PDFs that i've downloaded from
>i-remember-not-where, if you want.