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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:

>> Where can that chart be found? > >
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 Actually, though, the American Heritage Dictionary stuff is rather out-of-date, both for Semitic and IE.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? > >Yup. >What's listed on the chart as _Alveolar Affricates_, even though >they're written with just "s" and "z", seem to have been affricates >originally.
The chart I posted above has alveolar fricatives instead of affricates. It also has a post-alveolar fricative /S/.
>> Finally, are there any good Proto-Semitic resources online? >> Thanks, >> Rob > > >has a Semitic etymological database, along with similar databases for >other language families.
Thanks. I was looking at it, but then its server went down for some reason.
>I can send you some PDFs that i've downloaded from >i-remember-not-where, if you want.
Sure. - Rob