“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. Frederick E. Greenspahn, An Introduction to Aramaic (Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Study, 38; Atlanta, GA.: Scholars Press, ), xi ,
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Aramaic is very similar to Hebrew, but has some phonetic, lexical and grammatical differences. It was also the language of several non-literal translations of the Bible, of the Talmud and of rabbinical elites into the modern era; it was also spoken by Jewish and Christian communities in Iraq, Turkey and Syria; most of these people have moved into Israel or the United States aramaix the second half of the last century.
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Adam Balshan rated it liked it Apr 01, Noegel University of Washington Corrigenda. Gary Shogren marked it as to-read Aug 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.
Leo marked it as to-read Nov 04, It also assumes that students who use it will have some knowledge of Hebrew, especially biblical Hebrew, and so its assignments and vocabulary aim to move one speedily through chapters by referencing Hebrew features that might make acquiring Aramaic counterparts a bit easier.
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An Introduction to Aramaic
A pedagogical, not a reference, grammar. Greenspahn Snippet view – My library Help Advanced Book Search.
This revised edition updates the contents and provides an answer key. The second edition clarifies certain points in the first edition, updates the contents, and provides an answer key. Zachariah Kenney rated it liked it Jun 19, greesnpahn Chapters are organized around grammatical features such as verbal conjugations, pronouns, prepositions, syntax, and the like.
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There are also paradigms, a complete glossary, and a list of resources for further study as well as practice exercises for each chapter. Jeff Brown added it Feb 12, Greenspahn Limited preview – This textbook adopts an inductive pedagogical strategy for teaching biblical Aramaic. As a Professor of Semitic languages, I can only inttroduction the author for creating such a user-friendly textbook. Steve marked it as to-read Mar 06, Cindy Sha’aouni marked it as to-read Aug 03, No trivia or quizzes yet.
It became the lingua franca and a co-official language of the Neo-Assyrian Greendpahn and later of the Persian Empire. Devan marked it as to-read Jun 14, All Aramaic passages in the Old Testament are included, along with an introduction to other Aramaic texts, such as ancient greenspshn, Dead Sea Scrolls, rabbinic literature, and quotations in the New Testament.
Contents Independent Pronouns ytyai.