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Introduction to Semitic comparative linguistics

Louis Herbert Gray

Introduction to Semitic comparative linguistics

a basical grammar of the Semitic languages, printed in transcription, with emphasis on Arabic and Hebrew. With a bibliography of literature since 1875 and an index of biblical words.

by Louis Herbert Gray

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Published by Philo Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semitic languages -- Grammar, Comparative.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesColumbia University studies in comparative linguistics,, 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ3021 .G7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5324647M
    ISBN 109060222725
    LC Control Number72177395

    An Introduction to Ugaritic is a deductive style Ugaritic grammar first written 25 years ago. Now updated, it is designed for students with familiarity with biblical Hebrew, and draws examples for the pedagogy of that language to instruct students in Ugaritic. The plan of this text is simple: the grammar is presented in detail followed by short exercises that reinforce main points and 5/5(1).   This revised edition () of a standard work for comparative linguists offers an added introduction dealing mainly with a semiotic basis of change, a final chapter on aspects of explanation, particularly in historical and human disciplines, and added sections on comparative syntax and on the semiotic status of the comparative :

    Northwest Semitic is a division of the Semitic languages comprising the indigenous languages of the would have emerged from Common Semitic in the Early Bronze is first attested in proper names identified as Amorite in the Middle Bronze oldest coherent texts are in Ugaritic, dating to the Late Bronze Age, which by the time of the Bronze Age collapse are joined by Old Geographic distribution: concentrated in the Middle East. I've been searching for quite a long time for a Hebrew-Arabic grammar book to study both languages in more depth at the same time while being able to compare similar roots and the root system for instance. I've only been able to find old books treating general Semitic languages or enormous volumes of comparative grammars.

    Outline of a Comparative Grammar. Author: Edward Lipiński; Publisher: Peeters Publishers ISBN: Category: Foreign Language Study Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The first comparative grammar of the Semitic languages, by H. Zimmern, was published a hundred years ago and the last original work of this kind was issued in Russian in by B.M. Grande. Highly respected linguist John Huehnergard brings his command of and vast knowledge in the field of comparative Semitic linguistics to this introductory grammar. Every aspect of the grammar is enriched by his broad understanding, while maintaining an unexcelled directness and order to the learning of the fundamental grammar of Ugaritic.


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