A Grammar of Egyptian Aramaic, 1st ed. (HdO 32) by Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten

By Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten

This can be the 1st up to date, and whole grammar of Egyptian Aramaic as awarded in texts of Egyptian provenance courting from the heart of the 1st millennium B.C.E. and as edited by way of B. Porten and A. Yardeni of their Textbook of Aramaic records from historic Egypt (Jerusalem, 1986). The grammar covers not just the phonology and morphology, yet features a vast part on morphosyntax and syntax. it's a descriptive grammar enriched with the specialist wisdom and familiary of 1 of the co-authors with the contents and heritage of the texts in query. it really is intended to switch P. Leander's Laut- und Formenlehre des Agyptisch-Aramaischen (1928), yet additionally supplementations it considerably, since it had no syntax. The grammar may be a vade mecum for each Aramaist, Semitist and people drawn to a research of those historical texts of extreme value and curiosity.

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