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Bibil Identifier bibil:213589
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Observations on the Verbless Clause in the Language of Neophyti I
Author Butts, Aaron Michael
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 4, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Language English
Pages 53-66 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The present study provides a description of the syntax of the verbless clause in Targum Neophyti I. It begins with several introductory remarks before proceeding to the main portion of the paper, which consists of a description of the two primary patterns for the verbless clause in Neophyti, each of which may be expanded via extraposition of the subject. The study concludes with a brief discussion of the translation technique of Neophyti, arguing that at least in the case of the verbless clause, Targum Neophyti should be considered idiomatic Aramaic syntax and not a calque of the Hebrew Vorlage.
DOI 10.1177/1477835106066035
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Targums : Codex Neofiti I
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