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Title: Egyptian Grammar
Subtitle: with table of Signs, Bibliography, Exercises and Reading and Glossary
Written By: Adolf Erman
Translated By: James Henry Breasted
URL: www.lincom-shop.eu
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica
Description:

The Egyptian language is related to the Semitic languages (Hebrew, Arabic,
Aramaic), to the East-African languages (Bischari, Galla, Somali), and to the
Berber languages of North-Africa. The language of its oldest monuments
belongs as far back as the fourth millenium B.C. and did not entirely die out until
three centuries ago (from the preface). Contents: Orthography and Phonetics,
pronouns, nouns (gender, number, genitive, article), verbs (classes, voice,
inflection, compunds, imperative, nominal forms), particles, sentence (nominal
sentence, the parts of the sentence, kinds of sentences), table with signs,
exercises for reading, glossary (re-edition; originally published 1894, London).

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Typology
Ancient languages
Afro-Asiatic
Subject Language(s): Egyptian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862882045
Pages: 295
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