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Conjunction, contiguity, contingency : on relationships between events in the Egyptian and Coptic verbal systems

Author: Leo Depuydt
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Depuydt
ISBN: 0195080920 9780195080926
OCLC Number: 26541523
Description: xviii, 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface: On Relationships between Events --
I. Conjunction --
1. Introduction --
2. The Conjunctive as "Con-joiner" --
3. The Conjunctive Following Second Tenses --
4. The Conjunctive Following the Negative Imperative of gmj "find" and nau "see" --
5. Coptic nci in the Conjunctive Chain --
6. Negations in the Conjunctive Chain --
A. The Two Levels of the Conjunctive Chain --
B. Negation on the Level of the Compound Action --
C. Types of Negations --
D.A Comparison of Types I.c and II.a --
E.A Comparison of Types I.d and II.b --
F.A Comparison of Types I.d and II.a --
G. Types of Negation: Examples --
7. Semantic Types of Conjunctive Chains --
8. The Promissive Future and the Conjunctive in Coptic --
A. Introduction --
B. The Function of the Conjugation Base tare --
C. The Promissive Future and the Conjunctive: A Comparison of Their Functions --
9. Translating the Conjunctive --
A. Omission of Elements --
B. An Etymological Translation --
10. Relationship of the Conjunctive with What Precedes --
11. Conjunction beyond the Conjunctive --
A. Equivalents of the Conjunctive in Egyptian and Other Languages --
B. The Middle Egyptian Predecessor of the Conjunctive --
C.A Con-joining Construction in Nominal Phrases --
12. Concluding Remarks --
13. A Bibliography of the Conjunctive --
II. Contiguity --
1. Introduction: The Notion of "Contiguity" --
2. Contiguity in Sinuhe B 200 --
3. Contrastive Emphasis and Contiguity --
4. Translating Contiguous Events --
5. Morphological and Syntactic Criteria --
6. Events Prone to Contracting a Relationship of Contiguity --
A. Transitions from Night to Day --
B. Transitions from Day to Night --
C. Another Transition from One Period of Time to Another --
D. Expressions Referring to the End Point of a Motion --
7. Expressions of Contiguity in the Story of Sinuhe --
8. [superscript c]h[superscript c].n sdm.n=f --
9. Excursus: jwj "come" and jnj "bring" --
10. Simultaneity as an Expression of Contiguity --
11. An Expression of Contiguity Dating to the New Kingdom --
III. Contingency --
1. Sdm.hr=f/hr=f sdm=f as Contingent Aorist --
A. From Egyptian hr to Coptic sa --
B. sdm.hr=f and jw=f sdm=f in Middle Egyptian --
C. Examples of sdm.hr=f with Implied Conditions --
D. Contingent and General Aorist in the Papyrus Ebers --
E. Neutralization between sdm.hr=f and jw=f sdm=f --
F. Condition and Result --
G. The Aorist after Middle Egyptian --
H. General and Specific Contingency --
2. Sdm.k3=f/k3(=f) sdm=f as Contingent Future --
A. Sdm.k3=f/k3=f sdm=f in Conditional Sentences --
B. Examples of sdm.k3=f with Implied Conditions --
C. K3(=f) sdm=f in the Letters of the Kahun Archive --
D. Contrary-to-fact Conditions --
E. The Particle k3 --
F. Neutralization between Contingent and General Future --
G. The Contingent Future in Coptic --
3. Sdm.jn=f as Contingent Past --
4. Conclusion --
A. The Contingent Tenses of Middle Egyptian --
B. Translating the Contingent Tenses --
C. The Conditionnel in French and Other Parallels to the Contingent Tenses outside Egyptian --
D. Contingency and Contrast --
Index of Passages Cited --
1. Old Egyptian and Middle Egyptian --
2. Late Egyptian --
3. Demotic --
4. Coptic --
a. Bohairic --
b. Lycopolitan --
c. Middle Egyptian --
d. Sahidic.
Responsibility: Leo Depuydt.
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