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Author Allen, James P., 1945-

Title The Ancient Egyptian Language : an Historical Study
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents Preface; Conventions; 1. Phonological conventions; 2. Glossing conventions; 1 Ancient Egyptian; 1.1 Affinities; 1.2 Historical overview; 1.3 Writing; 1.4 Diachronic analysis; Part One Phonology; 2 Coptic phonology; 2.1 The Coptic alphabet; 2.2 Syllable structure and stress; 2.3 Vowels; 2.4 Consonants; 3 Coptic and Egyptian; 3.1 Syllable structure and stress; 3.2 Vowels; 3.3 Consonants; 4 Correspondents and cognates; 4.1 Egyptian renditions of Semitic words; 4.2 Cognates; 4.3 Values from correspondents and cognates; 5 Egyptian phonology; 5.1 The consonants; 5.1.1 j/y; 5.1.2 /n/r
10 Verbs: Egyptian II10.1 Synthetic forms; 10.2 Analytic forms; 10.3 The verbal system of Egyptian II; 11 Verbs: Egyptian I-II; 11.1 Inflected forms; 11.2 Semantic features; 11.2.1 Voice; 11.2.2 Dynamism; 11.2.3 Mood; 11.2.4 Aspect; 11.2.5 Tense; 11.2.6 Specificity; 12 Subordination; 12.1 Parataxis: noun clauses; 12.2 Parataxis: adverb clauses; 12.3 Parataxis: relative clauses; 12.4 Hypotaxis: nominal forms; 12.5 Hypotaxis: other dedicated forms; 12.6 Hypotaxis: subordinating morphemes; 12.6.1 js; 12.6.2 wnt/ntt and jwt; 12.6.3 r d> d>; 12.6.4 sk and tj; 12.6.5 jw; 12.6.6 ntj and jwtj
12.7 SummaryNotes; Bibliography; Indices
5.1.35.1.4 w/b/p/f/m; 5.1.5 h////; 5.1.6 z/s; 5.1.7 q/k/g; 5.1.8 t//d/; 5.2 Egyptian consonantal phones and phonemes; 5.3 The graphemes of Egyptian; 5.4 General historical processes; Part Two Grammar; 6 Nouns, pronouns, and adjectives; 6.1 Nouns; 6.2 Interrogative and demonstrative pronouns; 6.3 Personal pronouns; 6.3.1 Suffix pronouns; 6.3.2 Stative pronouns; 6.3.3 Enclitic pronouns; 6.3.4 Independent pronouns; 6.4 Noun phrases; 6.5 Adjectives; 7 Non-verbal predicates; 7.1 Nominal predicates; 7.2 Adjectival predicates; 7.3 Adverbial predicates; 7.4 Negations
7.5 Non-verbal predicates with jw8 Verbs; 8.1 The lexical level; 8.1.1 Biliteral; 8.1.2 Triliteral; 8.1.3 Quadriliteral; 8.2 The phrasal level; 8.3 The clausal level; 8.4 The sentential level; 9 Verbs: Egyptian I; 9.1 Morphology; 9.1.1 Infinitivals; 9.1.2 Nominals; 9.1.3 Imperative; 9.1.4 Stative; 9.1.5 Suffix conjugation; 9.1.6 Suffix conjugation: stp.f; 9.2 Features of the primary verbal system; 9.2.1 Finitude; 9.2.2 Dynamism; 9.2.3 Voice; 9.2.4 Mood; 9.2.5 Aspect; 9.2.6 Summary; 9.3 Negations; 9.4 The expression of past and perfect; 9.5 Analytic constructions; 9.6 Verbal predicates with jw
Summary The first comprehensive study of how the phonology and grammar of ancient Egyptian changed over four millennia of language history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Egyptian language -- Grammar, Historical.
Egyptian language -- History.
Egyptian language -- Phonology.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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