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Bibil Identifier bibil:213592
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) ?q(n) 'wood' in the Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea: A Note on the Reflex of Proto-Semitic/*ṣ͂/in Imperial Aramaic
Author Notarius, Tania
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 4, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Language English
Pages 101-109 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract A new spelling of the Aramaic lexeme 'wood' has been revealed. The note deals with the paleographic, orthographic, phonetic and phonemic implications of this spelling. It is claimed that in Idumean Aramaic of the fourth century BCE the reflex of the Proto-Semitic lateral fricative emphatic was realized as pharyngeal approximant ayin, what brought to the dissimilation of the first of two pharyngeals in this lexeme.
DOI 10.1177/1477835106066038
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic : Ancient Aramaic : Classical Aramaic (Imperial Aramaic)
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