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Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic [PAE]
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New 240 words Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic
Registered by oneworldlanguage on 29 August 2016
Language type A posteriori
Species Human/humanoid
About Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic The descendant of an ancient language spoken in the Upper Paleolithic era, Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic is the linguistic common ancestor of most language families of North Africa, the Eurasian continent, and the far north of the American continent. Though it is now extinct, speakers of its daughter languages number in the hundreds of millions. It is very distantly related to a few Amerindian languages and, slightly more closely, to the Austronesian and Austroasiatic languages.
Sample of Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic[view] Hicha wola. Wero kunu wola. Hicha kunu gwasa. Sinu samuya kwaysa: "Wa miya kunu kanae!" Samu hichaya teho: "Wa yumaya Weruno parka". Hicha yumaya Weruno nani da yumaya parka. "Wa ma kyula, apa Weruno!" Yuma Weruno hakumuta hewoya. "Ka gwasti?" "Kunu gwasmi." "Wa he wola", yuma dila Weruno ...[view all texts]
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 ⤷  Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic
[view] About Afro-EurasiaticThe Afro-Eurasiatic language family arose between roughly 60,000 and 50,000 BC in Northern Africa. The descendant of an even older language that has been lost to time, proto-Afro-Eurasiatic fractured around 34,000 years ago and spawned numerous other...
Nasal m n       [ŋ]1  
Plosive p b t d       k g  
Fricative   s z ʃ ʒ       h
Affricate     t͡ʃ        
Lateral approximant   l          
Approximant       j w    
Trill   r          
  1. allophone of /n/
Close i u
Close-mid e o
Open a  
Below is the orthography for Proto-Afro-Eurasiatic. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
Aa/a/Bb/b/CH ch/t͡ʃ/Dd/d/Ee/e/Gg/g/Hh/h/Ii/i/Kk/k/Ll/l/Mm/m/Nn/n/
Oo/o/Pp/p/Rr/r/Ss/s/SH sh/ʃ/Tt/t/Uu/u/Ww/w/Yy/j/Zz/z/ZH zh/ʒ/
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