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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *ʔa-pay-
Meaning: mouth
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Semitic: *pay- 'mouth' ~ *ʔap- 'mouth; opening'
Western Chadic: *ʔap- ~ *faw(H)- 'throw into the mouth' 1, 'yawn' 2, 'open' 3, 'mouth'
Beḍauye (Beja): yaaf 'mouth'
Central Cushitic (Agaw): *ʔaff- 'mouth'
Saho-Afar: *ʔaf- 'mouth'
Low East Cushitic: *ʔaf- 'mouth'
High East Cushitic: *ʔafaw/ʔ- 'mouth'
South Cushitic: *ʔaf- 'mouth'
Dahalo (Sanye): afo 'lip, mouth'
Omotic: *ʔap- 'mouth'
Notes: Related to *p/faw/y-? Cf. HSED, 46: Sem *ʔanp- 'nose'; Beja, Agaw, Saho-Afar, LEC, HEC, SC, Dah.; Om.; HSED, 47 *ʔap-/*wap- 'to yawn, open mouth' : Eg.; WCh.

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