This article proposes an etymology for the common Sabaic word brá 'place', namely, via derivation from the nominalised prepositional phrase br 'place', with two phonological shifts at play: (a) elision of the intervocalic glottal stop, and (b) metathesis of /t / and /r/.
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- Cultural Studies
- Language and Linguistics
- Religious studies
- Linguistics and Language
- Literature and Literary Theory