AFTAU

AcronymDefinition
AFTAUAmerican Friends of Tel Aviv University
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Examples: viayunfn ('they are innocent'), bude horn CI have been'), mah ez esserrehd gurditeru, ez aftau vijikter hu ('the moon is larger than the stars, it is smaller than the sun'); neg.: nou('is not'), n-im ('we are not'), ne-bu ('was not').
Old labials in positions other than initial are absorbed into adjacent vowels, yield-ing diphthongs: au ('water'), xau ('sleep'), aftau ('sun')--the same strong root, * tap-, is also found in tav-('twise); [section]autfev ('nighe), kau.f ('shoe'); also sauz ('green'), saur ('patience') (> Arabic-Pers.