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Compendious Syriac Grammar

Theodor Noldeke, Translated by James Crichton

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Compendious Syriac Grammar

Theodor Noldeke, Translated by James Crichton

Third printing!

 

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Third printing!

This quality Eisenbrauns reprint of Crichton’s 1904 translation of Noldeke’s Kurzgefasste Syrische Grammatik incorporates for the first time Anton Schall’s transcription of the great Semitist’s original handwritten supplementary material (translated by Peter T. Daniels). Noldeke outlines in great detail the orthography, phonology, morphology, and syntax of Syriac in this reference grammar.

1. ORTHOGRAPHY

2. PHONOLOGY

Consonants

Vowels

Stronger Alterations

Tone

3. MORPHOLOGY

Nouns

Pronouns

Nouns in the Stricter Sense

Gender, Number, State

Survey of the Nominal Forms

Tri-radical Nouns Un-augmented Externally

Nouns of Four or More Radicals without External Increase

Formations with Prefaces

Formations with Suffixes

Compounds

Remark on the Treatment of Greek Proper-Names

Attachment of the Possessive Suffixes

List of Anomalous Nouns

Numerals

Particles

Verbs

4. SYNTAX

The Separate Parts of Speech

Nouns

Gender

Absolute State: Emphatic State

Genitive and Construct State

Co-ordination<

Pronouns

Numerals

Adverbial Expression

Prepositions

Verbs

Person and Gender

Tenses and Moods

Government of the Verb

5. THE SENTENCE

The Simple Sentence

The Simple Sentence in General

Special Kinds of Sentences

Combination of Several Sentences or Clauses

Copulative Sentences

Relative Clauses

Indirect Interrogative Clauses

Conditional Clauses

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