Omotic lexicon in its Afro-Asiatic setting III: Omotic *p-
Gábor Takács (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary,
Journal of Language Relationship, № 8, 2012 - p.103-116
The present paper is published as part of a set of papers whose goal is to identify the Afro-Asiatic heritage in the Omotic lexicon according to initial consonants. The current installment deals with instances of Omotic *p- and *p- that may be traced back to Proto-Afro-Asiatic *p- and *f­. Altogether, 28 etymologies are discussed under this section.
Keywords: Afrasian (Afro-Asiatic) languages, Omotic languages, comparative phonology, historical reconstruction