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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *ʔil-
Meaning: eye
Borean etymology: Borean etymology
Berber: *wall- 'eye' 1, 'eyes' 2
Central Chadic: *Hyal- 'eye'
Beḍauye (Beja): líli 'eye'
Central Cushitic (Agaw): *ʕil- 'eye'
Low East Cushitic: *ʔil- 'eye'
High East Cushitic: *Hill- 'eye'
South Cushitic: *ʔil- 'eye'
Dahalo (Sanye): ʔila 'eye'
Mogogodo (Yaaku): ila 'eyes'
Notes: *ʕ- in Agaw, reconstructed relying on Bilin, may probably be explained by contamination with Afras. *ʕayn- 'eye'. Cf. *ʔilal- 'see, look' (1465), with the same reflexation of *ʔ- as ʕ- in Bilin.

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