Hamito-Semitic in a sentence
1. Friedrich Müller introduced the name "Hamito-Semitic" for the entire language family in his Grundriss der Sprachwissenschaft (1876).
2. In lieu of "Hamito-Semitic", the Russian linguist Igor Diakonoff later suggested the term "Afrasian", meaning "half African, half Asiatic", in reference to the geographic distribution of the family's constituent languages.
3. The term "Hamito-Semitic" remains in use in the academic traditions of some European countries, as well as in the official census of the government of India.
4. Marcel Cohen (1924) rejected the idea of a distinct "Hamitic" subgroup, and included Hausa (a Chadic language) in his comparative Hamito-Semitic vocabulary.
5. During the course of his work, Greenberg invented the term "Afroasiatic" to replace the earlier term "Hamito-Semitic", after showing that the Hamitic group, accepted widely since the 19th century, is not a valid language family.
6. The Afroasiatic languages (in older sources Hamito-Semitic) are represented in Asia by the Semitic branch.
7. According to Donald Levine, the Afro-Asiatic (Hamito-Semitic) language family likely arose in either the eastern Sahara or southwestern Ethiopia.
8. Japhetic and Hamitic are both obsolete, apart from occasional dated use of term "Hamito-Semitic" for the Afro-Asiatic languages.
9. The overwhelming majority of Somalis speak the Somali language, which is part of the Cushitic branch of the Afroasiatic (formerly Hamito-Semitic) family.
10. He also acknowledged the existence of non-European Caucasoids, including various populations that did not speak Indo-European or Indo-Iranian languages, such as Hamito-Semitic and Turkish groups.
11. Semitic, Berber, Egyptian and Cushitic had been generally accepted as members of a "Hamito-Semitic" family, while Chadic, Fulani, "Nilo-Hamitic" and Hottentot had all been controversially proposed as members.
12. Meinhof had been working on the Bantu languages, which have an elaborate noun-class system, and he labeled all languages not in Hamito-Semitic or Bushman that lacked such a noun-class system Sudansprachen.
13. According to John Baker (1974), in their stable form, their center of distribution was considered to be Horn of Africa, among that region's Hamito-Semitic-speaking populations.
14. died 25 May 1898, Vienna) was an Austrian linguist and ethnologist who originated the term Hamito-Semitic languages for what are now called the Afro-Asiatic languages.
15. According to Müller's classification, followed by Robert Needham Cust, the main subgroups of the Hamito-Semitic languages are: (1) Semitic;
16. He considered them to have derived from languages that were related to the Mediterranean Hamito-Semitic group.
17. Benin Dogon Serer Yoruba Lugandan Batonga Hamito-Semitic regions of North Africa, Arabia, and the Levant.
18. In: Pelio Fronzaroli and Paolo Marrassini (eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of Hamito-Semitic (Afroasiatic) Linguistics, 411–419.
19. They speak different languages Cushitic languages, which are part of the larger Afro-Asiatic (Hamito-Semitic) language family, however, have a way of life same: authentic legendary warriors, they are nomadic pastoralists.
20. According to Hjelmslev (1970:79), "a genetic relationship between Indo-European and Hamito-Semitic was demonstrated in detail by the Danish linguist Hermann Möller, using the method of element functions".
21. Among these racial outliers are persons from Cape Verde, Madagascar, various Arab states and Hamito-Semitic populations in East Africa and the Sahel, and the Afrikaners of Southern Africa.
22. Joseph Deniker and other early anthropologists similarly noted that the overall cranial form of Ethiopid, Near Eastern Semitic and Berber ethnic groups, all of whom speak Hamito-Semitic languages, are largely the same.
23. Through collaboration with Olga Stolbova he published Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary (1995) which on one hand brought a number of interesting and new sub-lexical comparison, especially Semitic-Chadic.
24. This implied a larger grouping, Indo-European—Hamito-Semitic.
25. In principle, then, Indo-European—Hamito-Semitic was replaced by Indo-European—Afroasiatic.
26. Both Berber and Arabic languages belong to the wider Afroasiatic (Hamito-Semitic) family.
27. Prasse took lectures in Egyptology in 1956 and was researching Hamito-Semitic languages and specialized early in Berber and Arabic dialects (Cairo dialect) with special focus on Tuareg languages.
28. The various Hamito-Semitic, Arab, Berber, Turkic, and Iranic countries host 23% of the world's Muslims, in a region where Islam is the dominant religion in every country other than Israel.
29. In 1960, he settled with his family in Geneva, Switzerland, where, from 1973-1980, he was titular professor of Egyptology and Hamito-Semitic (Afroasiatic) Languages at the University of Fribourg.
30. Cohen also studied ancient Egyptian, and formulated new hypotheses regarding the Afroasiatic language phyla, or the 'Hamito-Semitic languages' as they were then called.
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