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Sun Sep 05 2010

Books: Language Documentation: Černý

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        1.    Daniel Davies, Coptic Etymological Dictionary: Černý

Message 1: Coptic Etymological Dictionary: Černý
Date: 11-Aug-2010
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Coptic Etymological Dictionary: Černý
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Title: Coptic Etymological Dictionary
Series Title: Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9781108013994

Author: Jaroslav Černý
Paperback: ISBN: 9781108013994 Pages: 412 Price: U.K. £ 20.99
Abstract:

Coptic was the language spoken in Egypt from late ancient times to the
seventeenth century, when it was overtaken by Arabic as the national
language. Derived from ancient Egyptian, the language of the hieroglyphs,
it was written in an adapted form of Greek script. This dictionary lists
about 2,000 Coptic words whose etymology has been established from ancient
Egyptian and Greek sources, covering two-thirds of the known Coptic
vocabulary and complementing W. E. Crum's 1939 Coptic Dictionary, still the
standard in the field. The Egyptian forms are quoted in hieroglyphic and/or
demotic forms. An appendix lists the etymologies of Coptic place-names. The
final work of Czech Egyptologist Jaroslav Černý (1898-1970), Professor of
Egyptology at Oxford, the Dictionary was brought through to publication by
colleagues after his death.

Contents

Publishers' note;
Preface;
List of abbreviations;
Coptic etymological dictionary;
Appendix;
Indexes.


Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Coptic (cop)

Written In: English (eng )

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