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Definition of the noun afrasian

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noun - plural: -

  1. a large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Afrasian

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Google previewLexicon Grammaticorum (2009)

A bio-bibliographical companion to the history of linguistics by Harro Stammerjohann

fi Greenberg, later Afrasian by D. himself). Accepting the importance of unwritten African languages for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

Afrasian languages. Moscow: Nauka. Ehret, Christopher. 1995. Reconstructing Proto-Afroasiatic (Proto-Afrasian): vowels, tone, consonants, and vocabulary. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Kienast, Burkhart. 2001 .

Google previewDictionary of Languages (1998)

The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby

Afrasian and Lisramic (an invented compound of two Hamito-Semitic roots) have also been tried. These terms are 'part of the dialect geography of linguistic terminology: roughly ...

Google previewBetween Grammar and Lexicon (2000)

by Ellen Contini-Morava, Y. Tobin

Fucus: A Semitic/Afrasian Gathering in Remembrance of Albert Ehrman. 1988. VAN VOORST, Jan: Event Structure. 1988. KIRSCHNER.

Google previewCurrent Issues in the Analysis of Semitic Grammar and Lexicon (2005)

by Lutz Edzard

Afrasian Languages.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics (2000)

by Robert Lawrence Trask

Afro-Asiatic (also Afrasian) A large language family occupying most of northern and eastern Africa and most of the Middle East. At least five major branches are commonly recognized: Egyptian, Semitic, Berber, Chadic and Cushitic. A sixth ...

Google previewIndo-European and its closest relatives. 2. Lexicon (2000)

by Joseph Harold Greenberg

Reconstructing Proto- A froasiatic (Proto- Afrasian): Vowels, Tone, Consonants and Vocabulary, University of California Publications in Linguistics, 126. Berkeley : University of California Press. Fortescue, Michael, Steven Jacobson, and ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; (1770)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue ... And Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words ... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Charters, Writs ... and the Etymology, and Interpretation of the Proper Names of Men, Women, and Remarkable Places in Great Britain ... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs ... by Nathan Bailey

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Scrabble value of A1F4R1A1S1I1A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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