A Grammar of Egyptian Aramaic by Bezalel Porten T. Muraoka

By Bezalel Porten T. Muraoka

This updated grammar of Egyptian Aramaic of the center of the 1st millennium BCE is intended to switch P. Leander's grammar of 1928, but in addition has a considerable part on syntax, which was once completely missing in Leander's grammar. The grammar is predicated on a far better volume of texts than is the case with Leander's grammar, but additionally on an version of texts incorporating a private clean examine of them as awarded in Porten and Yardeni's Textbook of Aramaic Texts from Ancien Egypt (1986).

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6x) 'to meet, t o w a r d s ' and - p i r i m p v . fs. 16:2 // i^ivb ( I x ) . 1:9), but pir*? 1:12+ 5x). r'pr (Arb. 1:90. T h e word s n o 'east' is always (16x) spelled with V, never with p . l 1. As in the case of the spelling flunctuations discussed above, this one is also difficult of interpretation. Is the u s e of p an archaism? The presence of both in a single document, the Bisitun text, suggests that at least at the t i m e of the writing of the Elephantine copy of the document, say ca.

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