A verb in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “tangle” derived from the root ᴹ√PHAS (Ety/PHAS).
verb. to tangle
- ᴹ√PHAS “*tangle, shag, fringe” ✧ Ety/PHAS
- ᴺQ. alafasta “tidy, orderly”
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√PHAS > fasta- [pʰasta-] > [ɸasta-] > [fasta-] ✧ Ety/PHAS
- fasta- ✧ Ety/PHAS
verb. to please
- ᴹQ. i·nér né raiqa ar sí aphasta “the man was angry but now is in good humor (lit. it pleases him)” ✧ PE22/124