By Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten
This can be the 1st up to date, and entire grammar of Egyptian Aramaic as provided in texts of Egyptian provenance relationship from the center of the 1st millennium B.C.E. and as edited via B. Porten and A. Yardeni of their Textbook of Aramaic records from historical Egypt (Jerusalem, 1986). The grammar covers not just the phonology and morphology, yet includes a significant 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 history of the texts in query. it really is intended to exchange P. Leander's Laut- und Formenlehre des Agyptisch-Aramaischen (1928), yet additionally vitamins it considerably, since it had no syntax. The grammar could be a vade mecum for each Aramaist, Semitist and people attracted to a research of those historic texts of maximum significance and curiosity.
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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.
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A Grammar of Egyptian Aramaic, 1st ed. (HdO 32) by Takamitsu Muraoka, Bezalel Porten