Prefix (hu) as a Cognate Morpheme in Old English and Avestan

Azad Hamawandy
2015 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
This study is confirms the historical lexical correlation between Old English Germanic group and Indo -Iranian group with the insights of lexical theories and analyze the origin of cognate morphemes particularly, this prefix (hu). The present study consists of four sections: The first section introduces the aims, the method of this study as a comparative analysis, etymology and prefix as a part of derivational morphemes. Section two investigates the origin of two groups of Indo -European
more » ... do -European language family (IE) Viz. Germanic group and Indo -Iranian group, also comparing their daughter languages English language versus Kurdish language. Section three shows the origin of prefix (hu) as a similar morpheme between English and Kurdish languages, and giving examples as cognates between them and Avestan language. The last part is section four ; this section is about results and finally, the study points out some conclusions.
doi:10.11648/j.ijll.20150304.17 fatcat:wn4c4sxe7vfdppt6ehqjhdja5y