[b-hebrew] "adam" in Turkish

Steve Westfall steve.westfall at comcast.net
Mon Apr 5 09:03:21 EDT 2004


Does the K&B EVER cite evidence from Turkish?  (I haven't had a chance to
look, but I doubt it was part of their procedure.)

Steve Westfall

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[mailto:b-hebrew-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of CS Bartholomew
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Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] "adam" in Turkish


On 4/4/04 10:46 AM, "Awohili at aol.com" <Awohili at aol.com> wrote:

> 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.

Thank you Solomon,

Arabic was my first guess but looking at K&B under )DM they listed Ug.,
Akk., Eth., Arb., Ph., ... so I thought this word might actually predate the
Islamic period in Turkish.

But you are probably right, Arabic is the most logical source.


greetings,
Clay Bartholomew



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