Despite the claims, no Rahaweyn group speaks Somali as a native language. Continue reading Language and ethnicity: the Rahaweyn case
What is the Shehri word for donkey? Continue reading Pastoralism in the Eastern Horn of Africa: A linguistic history አንቀጽ ፪
Finally, a full post of my hypothesis. Continue reading Pastoralism in the Eastern Horn of Africa: A linguistic history
Actually, most of anything I realize is entirely accidental and for the most part based on previous “revelations” I have … Continue reading Cushitic dispersal: a possible new model?
This is an odd title, but Somali’s word for chicken is a loan. Continue reading When South Arabian loaned a word for chicken
Even if they are shared between two geographically close-by branches of the phylum, it can be argued that they’re simply … Continue reading Some rare cases of Afroasiatic shared vocabulary
Today, I realized something: ‘Xoolaha‘ /ħɔːlɑhɑ/ is a loanword. Continue reading “Somali, has no native word for “cattle””