Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction

Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction

by Antonio Loprieno
     
 

Although Ancient Egyptian has been the object of careful investigation since its decipherment in the nineteenth century, this is the first account to include the insight of modern linguistics. It covers the hieroglyphic system and its cursive varieties, as well as phonology, morphology and syntax. See more details below

Overview

Although Ancient Egyptian has been the object of careful investigation since its decipherment in the nineteenth century, this is the first account to include the insight of modern linguistics. It covers the hieroglyphic system and its cursive varieties, as well as phonology, morphology and syntax.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521448499
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
1,147,816
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Major chronological divisions of Egyptian history
1The language of Ancient Egypt
2Egyptian graphemics
3Egyptian phonology
4Elements of historical morphology
5Nominal syntax
6Adverbial and pseudoverbal syntax
7Verbal syntax
Epilogue
Notes
References
Index of passages
Index of morphemes
Index of lexemes
Index of topics

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