By Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten
This is often the 1st up to date, and entire 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 records from historic 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 truly 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 can be a vade mecum for each Aramaist, Semitist and people attracted to a learn of those historical texts of extreme value and curiosity.
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See also Fales 1986:73f. Contra Hug (1992:49), for instance. However, the papyrus Amherst 63, mentioned in the preceding note, still retains the distinction: Nims - Steiner 1983:263. , Ah/ 'brother' but Anljn(h)/ 'we': for references and more examples, see Steiner - Moshavi 1995. C f Folmer 1995:74-94, esp. 76-84. This and the following case are merely two random examples disproving the theory of Gropp (1990:173-75) that the non-assimilation/dissimilation is typical of Elephantine legal papyri and the Arsames correspondence.
In Built on Solid Rock. E. ], ed. E. Wardini, 206-15. Oslo: Novus forlag. 1997b. Classical Syriac. A Basic Grammar. P. Brock. Porta Linguamm Orientalium 19. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. 1997c. The alleged final function of the Biblical Hebrew syntagm