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Re: PRe: triconsonantal roots

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, January 2, 2004, 21:03
Quoting Muke Tever <hotblack@...>:

> << Phonemic tone is a widespread feature of Afroasiatic, appearing > regularly in the languages of the Omotic, Chadic, and Southern > and Eastern Cushitic divisions of the family. Only the > Boreafrasian subgroup (Semitic, Berber, and Egyptian [...]) has > entirely deleted tone. >> (p. 67)
Boreafrasian? What a wonderful word! Andreas