Re: Laryngeal Loss

From: Richard Wordingham Message: 17146
Date: 2002-12-12

--- In, "Richard Wordingham
<richard.wordingham@...>" <richard.wordingham@...> wrote:
> --- In, "tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...>"
> <tgpedersen@...> wrote:

Also, Amharic has /h/ and /?/ as its only laryngeals. Moreover,
comparing the Swadesh 100-word list with Arabic, I couldn't see any
instances where Amharic /h/ match an Arabic laryngeal. I could see
some possible other sources, but the evidence was not good.