[b-hebrew] "adam" in Turkish
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.)
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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
> 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.
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