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

By Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten

This can be the 1st updated, and whole grammar of Egyptian Aramaic as offered in texts of Egyptian provenance courting from the heart of the 1st millennium B.C.E. and as edited through B. Porten and A. Yardeni of their Textbook of Aramaic files from old Egypt (Jerusalem, 1986). The grammar covers not just the phonology and morphology, yet encompasses a mammoth part on morphosyntax and syntax. it's a descriptive grammar enriched with the professional wisdom and familiary of 1 of the co-authors with the contents and heritage of the texts in query. it's intended to exchange 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 learn of those historic texts of maximum significance and curiosity.

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Aramaic Epigraphs on Clay Tablets of the NeoAssyrian Period. Materiali per il lessico aramaico 1. E. 1990. A Grammar of the Palestinian Targum Fragments from the Cairo Genizah [Harvard Semitic Studies 38]. Atlanta: Scholars Press. 1991. b"Tn "T T " T O " '7i)iDn nt^in. In]icD'73 n m o Q^DDn, ed. M. Bar-Asher, 95-97. Jerusalem: The Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jemsalem. 1992. Hebraisms in the Aramaic documents from Qumran. In XXXVI LITERATURE Studies in Qumran Aramaic [AN, Supplement 3], ed.

4, which h a s i n n ]n 'suit or process' (17) // n n n yi (12, 14). The spelling here with T is best interpreted as hyper-correctionC*): H a g g a i , on the alert for the c o m m o n misspelling by i for the correct T, here inadvertently writing Zayin instead of the correct Dalet. (') 2 Cf. Folmer 1995: 49-63. ^ It does not seem to us right to ignore counter-evidences altogether, as Beyer (1984:100) does: whilst innovations, if genuine, often provide a valuable glimpse into possible changes taking place in the language, an attempt ought to be made to account for the co-existence of variations.

1953. The Brooklyn Museum Aramaic Papyri. C. from the Jewish Colony at Elephantine. New Haven: Yale University Press. H. 1991. Die chaos van die 'genitief in Bybelse Hebreeus. 753:129-43. 1993. Underlying syntactic relations in construct phrases of Biblical Hebrew. 75 5: 68-88. 1997. Z4// 10:27-41. Y. 1954. G. Kraeling, The Brooklyn Museum Aramaic Papyri]. JAOS 74:23348. 1961a. ym-^ [The Hebrew and Aramaic letters of Bar Koseba and his contemporaries: Part I, Aramaic letters]. Les 25:117-33.

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