Book Details

Author  Gabor Takacs
Publisher  Brill Academic Pub
Publication Date   December 1, 1999
ISBN  9004115382
Pages  471

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This is the introductory volume to the first dictionary on etymological relations between ancient Egyptian and other Afro-Asian languages, providing the users with a comprehensive analysis of the Afro-Asiatic background of the Egyptian consonant system, a critical appraisal of linguistic theories on Egyptian historical phonology, the problems surrounding the origins of the Egyptian language, and an extensive bibliography to the dictionary volumes to appear.

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