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LINGUIST List 23.3179

Tue Jul 24 2012

Books: A Grammar of the Persian Language: Platts, Ranking

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 16-Jul-2012
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A Grammar of the Persian Language: Platts, Ranking
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Title: A Grammar of the Persian Language
Subtitle: Part I. Accidence & Part II. Syntax
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica
Published: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom-shop.eu

Author: John T. Platts
Author: George S.A. Ranking
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862881116 Pages: 311 Price: Europe EURO 77.80
Abstract:

By the kind permission of the Mrs. Platts, I have been enabled to prepare this new edition of the late Mr. Platts's Persian Grammar. In carrying out this work, it has been my object to make as few changes as possible in the arrangements, and to depart as little as was consistent with what experience has shown to be necessary from the original scheme of the late author. I have felt the liberty to follow my own inclinations in the preparation of the portion of this work which deals with the syntax of Persian.

Contents: The letters as consonants, the parts of Speech, numerals, the verb, formation of words, derivation of words, Arabic formations, deverbal nouns, denominative nouns, the particles, system of Persian prosody, poems, subject and predicate, simple and complex sentences, co-ordiantion by conjunctions, sentence constructions (subject, object, passive constructions, nooun classes, reported speech, ..), meanings of forms (cases, supplement to meanings of cases, moods and tenses, participles, verb-noun and verb-adjectives, indices (re-edition; originally published in 1911, Oxford; written in English).

Linguistic Field(s): Indo-Aryan Linguistics
                            Language Documentation
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian (pes)

Written In: English (eng)

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