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naɬɨj nm. tongue langue (6 groups, 11 languages) A syn: ɣanaɗ ʸ, ɗɨrɨnɨh ʸ.
This is one of three roots for 'tongue', and is found primarily in the eastern part of the Central Chadic area. There is a regular change *ɬ→s in Proto-Kotoko South and Mser, and *ɬ→ʃ in Mpade. The final *j is realised as /i/ in Proto-Kotoko Centre, and as the palatalisation prosody in Proto-Hurza and Proto-Mofu, which are common sporadic processes.

1Proto-Hurza *mɨnaɬ ʸ tongue langue 1.1) Mbuko (Gravina) mireɬ tongue langue (de la bouche) 1.2) Vame (Kinnaird) mə̄néɬ tongue langue (partie de la bouche)

2Proto-Mofu hɨrnaɬ ʸ tongue langue 2.1) Dugwor (Jubumna) hərneɬ language langue, langage

3Proto-Kotoko North *enɬi tongue langue 3.1) Afade (Allison) enɬi tongue langue 3.2) Mpade (Allison) ènʃì tongue langue 3.3) Malgbe (Allison) enɬɨ tongue langue

4Proto-Kotoko Centre *enɬi tongue langue 4.1) Lagwan (Allison) nɬi tongue langue 4.2) Mser (Allison) ensi; enʃi tongue langue

5Proto-Kotoko South *nɨsa tongue langue 5.1) Zina (Odden) ànisə̀ tongue langue 5.2) Mazera (Allison) ɨnsa tongue langue

6Proto-Musgum *naɬaj tongue langue 6.1) Mbara (Tourneux) naɬaj tongue
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