Archive for November, 2016

Pronominal Suffixes

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Standard endings are:    M F S 1 -i/ya 2 -ka -ki 3 -šu -ša P 1 -ni 2 -kunu -kina 3 -šunu -šina Used on nouns and adjectives, which take special forms based on Status Rectus of nouns. Formation rules: Plural:                 noun-m+suff                        [ummanatum -> ummanatušu] Dual:                    noun-n+suff                         [uznan -> uznašu] Gen Sing.:          noun-m+suff                        [bitim     -> bitišu] Nom/Acc Sing: Find stem     ...

Status Constructus

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Used before noun in genitive and before verbal clause in subjunctive. Formation Rules: Plural: Remove -m and short vowel Dual: Remove -n Singular: Remove -m and short vowel -> noun stem vowel: v -> v/v+case vowel                     [kussi     -> kussi/kuss(û/â/î)] 1cons:                     ...

Strong Verbs in Akkadian

Friday, November 11th, 2016

A Strong Verb is one which has 3 active root letters. Each verb belongs to Vocalic Class determined by the Theme Vowel, here indicated by v/w, which is the vowel that precedes the final root in the G Present/G Preterite. It may be a/u, a/a, u/u, or i/i; yielding classes referred ...

Zoroastrisme: la création

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Selon le 'Bundahišn', un texte d'une date inconnue mais certainement de notre ère, le monde avait été créé par Ahura Mazda et son Saint-Esprit en les mêmes sept étapes, mais pour la plupart cette paire (s'ils sont, en fait, deux) n'avait pas participée directement dans la création. À chaque étape ...