A straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts. “An Introduction to Aramaic” introduces biblical Aramaic to beginning students already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament plus. “An Introduction to Aramaic” is a straightforward introduction to biblical Aramaic for beginning students who are already familiar with Hebrew. All Aramaic.
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Aramaic is intrlduction similar to Hebrew, but has some phonetic, lexical and grammatical differences. Jason Diederich marked it as to-read Dec 23, G Imperative and Infinitive.
An Introduction to Aramaic by Frederick E. Greenspahn
Will King rated it it was amazing Jul 16, An Introduction to Introduciton by Frederick E. This textbook adopts an inductive pedagogical strategy for teaching biblical Aramaic. Contents Nouns Definite Article.
Paperback edition available from the Society of Biblical Literature www. To ask other readers questions about An Introduction to Aramaicplease sign up. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar. User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is the best book on Aramaic i have ever seen! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jeff Brown added it Feb 12, Selected pages Title Page.
This revised edition updates the contents and provides an answer key. Em rated it really liked it Aug 19, Aramaic was originally the language of a Semitic people who lived in modern-day Syria.
Steve marked it as to-read Mar 06, Adam DJ Brett added it Jun 10, Its verb system is more orthogonal than that of Hebrew; it has analogues of binyanim pa’al, pi’el and hiph’il, but whereas Hebrew has passive counterparts only of the last two, Aramaic also has a passive counterpart of the analogue of binyan pa’al. In all, this is a very successful and long overdue book, one which I hope will undergo many future editions.
There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter.
Stephanie marked it as to-read Nov 28, Account Options Sign in. The Hebrew binyan hitpa’el is a sort of binyan pi’el with a reflexive prefix; in Aramaic, this prefix can apply to all three main binyanim; there is no analogue of binyan niph’al.
There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and adamaic list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter. All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts, such as ancient inscriptions, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic Laughing Scholar rated it liked it Jan 13, G Imperative and Infinitive.
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An Introduction to Aramaic
A short introduction to the language for divinity students who have studied a little biblical Hebrew. Devan marked it as to-read Jun 14, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Joe Foltz marked it as to-read Sep iintroduction, Greg added it Jul 25, Noegel University of Washington Corrigenda.