Greenberg decided to substitute the term AA as a replacement for Hamito-Semitic
(at first, he used the hyphenated term, "Afro-Asiatic"; however, this designation goes back to 1914--see my "Comparative Afroasiatic and General Genetic Linguistics" (with Peter T.
the phonetic-semantic correspondences seem to be more plausible) than Dravidian and IE, or Dravidian and Hamito-Semitic
Lipinski, Semitic Languages Leven, 1997], 41, without attribution) and es pecially in "The Position of Cushitic and Berber within Hamito-semitic
Dialects," in Afroasiatic Neapolitana, ed.
Two well-known European Afroasiaticists conclude the volume: Werner Vycichl, on Hamito-Semitic
particles, and Andrzej Zaborski, on Modern South Arabian personal pronouns.
This part is rich in etymological ideas going far beyond the boundaries of the Tungusic world; in the etymologies Chinese, Dravidian, Sanskrit, Hamito-Semitic
, Uralic, Japanese, Ryukyu, Korean, Gilyak, *Altaic, and *Nostratic are also quoted.
131-52); and a factual survey of Hamito-Semitic
languages that focuses on much debated definitions and terminology (pp.