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Sumerian grammar

Author: Dietz Otto Edzard
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 71. Bd.
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Drawing on introductory courses in Sumerian he taught for many years, Edzard (emeritus, Assyriology, Munich U.) commences his descriptive grammar of the general characteristics and specific features of the language of the inventors of cuneiform writing with his views on the "hopeless" debate over the language's linguistic affiliation. After describ.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Edzard, Dietz Otto.
Sumerian grammar.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003
(DLC) 2003049567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dietz Otto Edzard
ISBN: 1417506008 9781417506002 9047403401 9789047403401 1280466839 9781280466830 9786610466832 6610466831
OCLC Number: 55505890
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 191 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE: The Sumerian Language; CHAPTER TWO: How we read Sumerian; CHAPTER THREE: Minimalia of Sumerian phonology and syllabic structure; CHAPTER FOUR: The "word" in Sumerian, parts of speech; CHAPTER FIVE: Substantives; CHAPTER SIX: Adjectives; CHAPTER SEVEN: Determination, specification: demonstrative particles; CHAPTER EIGHT: Overview of the sequence of particles for possession, number and case; CHAPTER NINE: Pronouns; CHAPTER TEN: Numerals; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Adverbs; CHAPTER TWELVE: The verb.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 71. Bd.
Responsibility: by Dietz Otto Edzard.


The Sumerian Grammar by Professor D.O. Edzard will become a classic. An up-to-date, reliable guide to the language of the Sumerians, the inventors of cuneiform writing in the late 4th millennium B.C.  Read more...


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'Edzard's long familiarity with Sumerian has produced an insightful volume. He is frank about the problems with the languages and sometimes the inherent ambiguity of the evidence for testing various Read more...

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