Metathesis in Akkadian and Arabic Languages: A Contrastive Study


The phenomenon of metathesis in the sounds of most of the languages of the world prompted us to search for this topic in the Akkadian language, and compare it with the Arabic language to bring it closer and facilitate its understanding for the Arab reader, because the Akkadian language is one of the dead languages, and this topic related to the sounds and its heart is difficult to understand if it is not approximated or matched with One of the living languages, and the result was the collection of most of the words in which a spatial reversal occurred in the Akkadian and Arabic languages, and the comparison of words close to them with each other, in addition to reaching results that may be similar at times and different at other times.