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ᴹQ. hala n. “(small) fish” (Category: Fish)

ᴹQ. hala, n. “(small) fish” (Category: Fish)

A noun for “fish” in The Etymologies of the 1930s derived from primitive ᴹ✶skala under the root ᴹ√SKAL² “small fish” (Ety/SKAL²). This replaced an earlier derivation from ᴹ✶khala under the deleted entry for the root ᴹ√KHAL¹ “(small) fish” (Ety/KHAL¹).

References ✧ Ety/KHAL¹, SKAL²; EtyAC/KHAL¹


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Phonetic Developments

ᴹ√KHAL¹ > hala [kʰala] > [xala] > [hala] ✧ Ety/KHAL¹
ᴹ√SKAL² > hala [skala] > [xala] > [hala] ✧ Ety/SKAL²
ᴹ✶khala > hala [kʰala] > [xala] > [hala] ✧ EtyAC/KHAL¹