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Ancient Egyptian.

Author: Antonio Loprieno
Publisher: Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This is the first accessible account the language of Ancient Egypt to use the insights of modern linguistics. Antonio Loprieno discusses the hieroglyphic system and its cursive varieties, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Loprieno, Antonio.
Ancient Egyptian.
Cambridge, GBR : Cambridge University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Loprieno
ISBN: 9780511611865 0511611862
OCLC Number: 958551407
Notes: 4.6.1 Introduction.
Description: 1 online resource (340 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface ; Major chronological divisions of Egyptian history; 1 The language of Ancient Egypt ; 1.1 The genetic frame ; 1.2 History of the Egyptian language ; 1.3 A brief look at Egyptological linguistics ; Further reading ; 2 Egyptian graphemics ; 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 The basic principles of hieroglyphic writing 2.3 Connotational devices in the hieroglyphic system ; 2.4 The historical development of Egyptian writing ; 2.5 The end of the system and its rediscovery ; Further reading ; 3 Egyptian phonology ; 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Heuristic criteria 3.3 The prehistory of Egyptian phonology ; 3.4 The phonological system of earlier Egyptian ; 3.4.1 Consonants ; 3.4.2 Vowels ; 3.4.3 Syllabic structures ; 3.5 The phonological system of later Egyptian ; 3.5.1 Consonants ; 3.5.2 Vowels. 3.5.3 Syllabic structures 3.6 The phonological system of Coptic ; 3.6.1 Consonants ; 3.6.2 Vowels ; 3.6.3 Syllabic structures ; Further reading ; 4 Elements of historical morphology ; 4.1 Introduction ; 4.2 Root, stem, word ; 4.3 Nominal morphology ; 4.3.1 General features. 4.3.2 Compound nouns 4.3.3 The feminine ; 4.3.4 Plural and dual ; 4.3.5 Feminine and plural in later Egyptian ; 4.4 Pronouns ; 4.4.1 Personal pronouns ; 4.4.2 Personal pronouns in later Egyptian ; 4.4.3 Deictic, interrogative, and relative pronouns ; 4.5 Numerals ; 4.6 The verb.

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