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huehneegard Divided into 38 lessons with more than ample numbers of exercises, this Akkadian grammar focusing on the Old Babylonian dialect provides an excellent basis for entry into Akkadian texts. All Semitic languages use a relative marker as at least one strategy of rela-tivization, and all branches show reflexes or relics of reflexes of an inter-dental relative marker.

Daniel rated it liked it Aug 05, Beginning quite early on, the texts which are translated and provided by the lessons are drawn directly from actual texts such as the Law Collection of Hammurapi, extispacy texts, and even narratives. That said, I do retain a very few small huehneryard.

That akkadizn said, you’ll find a lot of valuable lessons that will improve your own grasp of grammar, and on top of that, you’ll get to read one of the first languages to exist in the world, which has a wealth of amazing literature still untranslated.

Israel Oriental Studies 20 Semitic Linguistics: The pagination of the first and second editions heuhnergard for the most part been retained, apart from the insertion of the new appendix and a few minor deviations elsewhere. Akkaian und Bibel 7: To ask other readers questions about A Grammar of Akkadianplease sign up. Jun 04, Jared Saltz rated it really liked it.


I’d be interested in acquiring a copy of the published edition.

Hutton and Aaron D. I Used this book for a linguistics project, comparing the grammar of Old Babylonian Akk to Classical Arabic, and it was an immense help.

Zeb Haradon rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Co-authored with Na’ama Pat-El. It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. Martin Falk rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Published by Scholars Press first published June If language books are spectrum, with the left edge being easy to learn but not something you will consult in years to come, and the right edge being very difficult but a lifelong references, this book is nearly all the way to the right.

Oh, and you won’t have to start cunieform memorization for a few chapters, so don’t sweat that. The Akkadian Language in its Semitic Context: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. For those who are seeking to supplement their language work, this would be an excellent grammar for those student who already have a high degree of familiarity with Hebrew.

A Grammar of Akkadian

Resources for Biblical Studies, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, ed. Being nervous about not having taken the first year, I was grateful for Professor Huehnergard’s well presented grammar and texts that enabled me to autodidactically catch up with the rest of the class members who had taken the first year course.

Contact among Genetically Related Languages more. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Other changes include minor revisions in wording in the presentation of the grammar in a few other sections; a number of new notes to some of the readings; additions to the glosses of a small number of words in the lesson vocabularies and the Glossary and English-Akkadian word list ; and updates of the resources available for the study of Akkadian, and of the bibliography.


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A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Additions and Corrections more. Babel und Bibel 7. All of these help provide numerous tools to akmadian student in helping him learn the language. In this paper, we will show that there are a number of significant problems with the reconstruction of the relative pronoun, which, when taken together, make tracing its origin to the demonstrative highly unlikely.