[af-roh-ey-zhee-at-ik, -ey-shee-, -ey-zee-]
of, belonging to, or pertaining to Afroasiatic; Hamito-Semitic.
After 90 years, scholars finish a 21-volume dictionary for an extinct language. Why?With over 7,000 known languages spoken around the world today, it may seem fruitless for scholars to have spent the past 90 years creating a dictionary for a language that has been extinct for nearly 2,000 years. Hold on; Let’s look at the reasons for the immense effort, and form our judgements afterwards. Originally modeled on the Oxford English Dictionary, the recently completed Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, …
Origin of Afroasiatic
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