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By Pierre Bordreuil

ISBN-10: 1575061538

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Pierre Bordreuil and Dennis Pardee are of the best-known students doing examine at the language and texts of the traditional urban of Ugarit (modern inform Ras Shamra). This grammar used to be first released in French in 2004 in volumes; and Eisenbrauns is happy to make it on hand now in a corrected and up-to-date model, in a single quantity, with major improvements. as well as together with all the details found in the French version, this English variation incorporates a CD with a whole, hyperlinked PDF model of the grammar.

The ebook encompasses a historic creation to the texts and language, the e-book contains a comic strip of the grammar of Ugaritic, a bibliography, facsimiles (hand-copies) of a couple of texts, and a word list and textual content concordance--in brief, every thing scholar wishes for entrée into the language. at the CD, as well as the PDF, colour pictures of all the texts integrated within the e-book are supplied. The links to the PDF let the reader to maneuver simply from the dialogue within the grammar to a replica of a textual content to the colour picture of the textual content and again back, making the fabric even more available and usable for college students and researchers.

Pierre Bordreuil inaugurated a chair in Ugaritic on the Écoles des langues et civilisations orientales on the Institut catholique de Paris. Dennis Pardee teaches within the Dept. of close to japanese Languages and Civilizations on the Oriental Institute of the collage of Chicago.

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Nom. Gen. Acc. Nom. Nom. Obl. Obl. Nom. Nom. Obl. Obl. /malakati/† or /malkati/† * /ê/ ∞ /ay/ † on the difference between singular/dual and plural nominal formation, see below. Below are examples of the construct state. The first noun (the nomen regens) varies in its case (nominative, genitive, or accusative), but the second (the nomen rectum) is always in the genitive. ) of the/a city’ 4. 2. ). 093:14], ksp /kassapu/ ‘sorcerer’ [17 RIH 78/20:9]). , tºqr /taºqiru/ ‘assistance’). ªand y- (both best attested in nouns expressing concrete entities) are much rarer (the example of ¨ßbº / ªußbaºu/ ‘finger’ is attested in our selection of texts).

Because the Ugaritic writing system does not represent vowels, Ugaritic grammar represents an uneasy truce between description and reconstruction. It has this feature in common with all of the pre-Christian-era Northwest Semitic languages, but those attested in the 1st millennium either make use of matres lectionis and have later vocalization systems on the basis of which some retrojection may be done (Aramaic, Hebrew), or else have later congeners in which matres lectionis are used (Phoenician, Punic, Neo-Punic).

Hebrew NZR), qmr/zmr ‘sing’ (cf. Hebrew ZMR), qrº/zrº ‘seed/arm’ (cf. Hebrew ZRº). , s¡r and t¡r are not the same word [1994a: 38]: the first is ‘flesh, meat’, while the second denotes a kinship status [see glossary]; the two terms only become homophonous in Hebrew with the coalescence of /s/ and /t/). [014]+ iii–iv 41u, 43u, 45u) (loss of the “emphatic” pronunciation in proximity to the /t/). 124:10); also two common nouns are attested meaning ‘garment’, {lbs} and {lps}, probably /labusu/ and /lipsu/ (devoicing of the /b/ in proximity to the /t/ and to the /s/).

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