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Author Martínez García, Javier.

Title Introduction to Avestan
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2014


Description 1 online resource (174 pages)
Series Brill Introductions to Indo-European Languages
Brill introductions to Indo-European languages.
Contents Translator's Note; Preface; Symbols and Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Introduction; 1. Avestan; the Iranian Languages; 2. The Avestan Texts; 3. Writing System: The Avestan Alphabet; 4. The Transmission; Chapter 2. Phonology; 5. Alphabet and Phoneme Inventory; 6. Historical Phonology; 7. Vowels; 8. Epenthetic Vowels; 9. Anaptyctic Vowels; 10. Diphthongs; 11. Consonants; Chapter 3. Morphology; 12. Introduction; 13. Nominal Inflection; 14. Case Endings of the Singular; 15. Case Endings of the Dual; 16. Case Endings of the Plural; 17. Inflectional Classes
18. Consonant Stems19. Vowel Stems; 20. The Adjective; 21. Numerals; 22. Pronouns; 23. Prepositions and Preverbs; 24. The Verb; 25. Component Elements; 26. Present Stems; 27. Aorist Stems; 28. Perfect Stem; 29. Moods; 30. Personal Endings; 31. The Augment; 32. Paradigms; 33. Non-Finite and Nominal Forms; Chapter 4. Syntax; 34. Syntax; 35. Number; 36. Case Syntax; 37. The Use of Verbal Moods; 38. Clausal Syntax; 39. Negation; 40. The System Changes; Chapter 5. Texts; 41. Introduction; Bibliography; Electronic Editions; Chrestomathy; Translations
Secondary Literature and Annotated BibliographiesEdition; Partial Editions with Commentary; Grammars and Lexicon of Avestan; On the Iranian Languages in General; The Reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European; Reviews of Introducción al avéstico (2001); Glossary; Word Index; Topical Index
Summary This Introduction to Avestan provides a concise grammar of the Avestan language, including information on the language history and short text samples with a glossary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Avestan language -- Grammar
Avestan language -- Grammar
Form Electronic book
Author Vaan, Michiel de
ISBN 9789004257771