[b-hebrew] "adam" in Turkish

Awohili at aol.com Awohili at aol.com
Sun Apr 4 13:46:50 EDT 2004

Since the Turks have a long Islamic history, it is possibly from Arabic via 
Hebrew.  The Qur'an calls the first man "Adam" just like the Hebrew Bible.

Solomon Landers

In a message dated 04/04/2004 9:37:39 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
jacksonpollock at earthlink.net writes:

> I was reviewing **B. Blake's definition of case and came across a Turkish
> example with the word "adam" which means man. Well, this looks kind of
> familiar does it not?
> Is "adam" in Turkish a loan word and if so from what language?
> greetings,
> Clay Bartholomew 

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