Proto-Circassian

Proto-Circassian

Proto-Circassian (or Proto-Adyghe-Kabardian) is the reconstructed common ancestor of the Adyghean and Kabardian languages.

Phonology

Regular Correspondences

In bisyllabic roots, two possible places of accent are reconstructed, with the following development of structures in descendant languages:

References

*STAROSTIN, Sergei A.; NIKOLAYEV, Sergei L. (1994). A North Caucasian Etymological Dictionary: [http://starling.rinet.ru/Texts/caucpref.pdf Preface] .


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