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By Alger F. Johns

This average grammar booklet of biblical Aramaic, utilized by scholars at many seminaries and universities, is the single one to incorporate graded routines on the shut of every of its twenty classes.

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Participles: as in the perfect, the nun is initial, so there are no irregularities. (B) Pael: the sole occurrence happens to be an infinitive, and with an initial nun there is no irregularity. (C) Haphel (and Aphel): the assimilation or non-assimilation of the nun seems to occur indiscriminately here also. Perfect and Imperfect: those occurrences in verbs strictly Pe N u n are regular. Infinitive: the nun may be retained; or it may be assimilated, as innVsn. Participles: the nun may be retained; or it may be assimilated, as in "jsa [an Aphel form].

Sense; command; advice; report (1) now (pael) t o bind, tie nsa — (divine) service -IB^D — interpretation (1) (pael) t o receive before (haphel) to irritate, make m — angry (haphel) to complete, finish; deliver (completely) (pael) to stop nia — (hithpeel) to be built nya — to seek, request; be on the point of; run great risk - I 3 J - (mighty) m a n ; warrior if; whether t i m e ; turn (2) in — one nm — to see, perceive -dream (1) 8. ^? aip, oVirn •qnV^ n-a ]nbs}? rj"? Kai (2) Niann K"? Nnnj?! "qVs s n a j xVpa^ D»p la-fe' i»a (3) aniiai "^"yv^b nnsaV -lax nV-na n V-n-naj p a i ^ i Vaa-q"?!?

Masc. ) The Pael Participles are [note that, except for the masculine singular, context alone determines whether the participle is active or passive]: 34 ansa (masc. sing, active) anaa ( m a s c sing, passive) nanaa (f. sg. active or passive) pariD!? (m. pi. a (f. pi. active or passive) Only a few forms of the Pael paradigm as given above are actually found in any of the regular (strong) verbs of BA. Ba [note x for n] Participle—masculine plural (passive) pnsaa 4. ) Nianan anpni In the perfect there are also the variant forms nanan and nanan for the third person feminine singular and first person common singular respectively.

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