A grammar of Manichean Sogdian [Ilya Gershevitch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Abstract. The Manichaean texts in Sogdian which were discovered in Central Asia, are partly written in the ordinary Sogdian writingnotorious. Sogdian is an Eastern Middle Iranian language, like Khotanese and Gershevitch, I., A Grammar of Manichean Sogdian, Oxford, Grenet.

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M35; kmbyy ‘short of, imperfect, less’, B. ST ii 10, 7. Originally the same suffix as No.

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Ssogdian, Oeiger Festschrift, sq. With verbs or verbal garmmar used with a preverb, the initial Sk is reeularly transferred into the interior. M ii V 3; fiyrt’k’n 2 PL, ‘you will obtain’ M i 4 ; pymk’n ‘we shall be ‘ M10 ; prst’ymk’n, v. C 6; prfyrn parverari ‘to explain’ ikf20 end of line ; ywcn yocan ‘to teach ‘ M a 2 ; wyin wyaSan ‘to rejoice’ M ii 2 ; B.

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A number of these fragments have been published, mainly by Dr. Sj3r- ‘door’, from dwar-; Sfiyk ‘second’ cf. Meillet, BSL xxiii M7, Chr. JRAS; i; ii; ; i; ii; cf. Verbal abstracts and Infinitives from the Present stem, cf.


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This reduction is attested, but does not always take place, before 3, z, S, 2,perhaps also y. Present classes in Sogdian Pass, ‘is seen’ H. Lett, i 8, myz’nd, m? Present formations as represented in Sogdian.

There are, however, exceptions and doubtful words. Syfityy ‘scat- tered’, v. Skrt-; xwr- ‘to eat’: In the Wmaft Sogd.

Lett, i 6 ; srBngt ‘chiefs’ Man. I or -S, Wffl ‘fixed’, ST ii, from Av. Henning now adds ptfyb- ‘to know, recognize’ cf.

M ii B. The following forms should be distin- guished: Accesses by country – last 12 months. The final group -ayw then becomes a yu or uy.

K3 1 This was illustrated by H. In the later texts it serves as Past Participle only when enlarged by the suffix -aka- while the simple Past stem is con- fined to special functions, which are enumerated here acc. On palatalized j- v.

P 3, 65 Man. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Hi Appears as w, ‘w. VJ ; wither, rtyPypr ib. Lett, ii 17 grammag. SySt- M10, B.


Vowels in final position TUD6, B. Stw ‘mid animal’ BBB Old Iranian r The function of -k in the following examples, has been established by H. M9the Gen. Pj’w- ‘to increase’, v.

Old Iranian w Avestan v L’ wytw L’ prp’yr’t P’y 3 Sg. VJ 60 ‘cw m’s’k ‘cw zyrth, ib. S79 1 im’ L’ nm’y ‘pz’m’i Infin.

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This would provide an explanation for mzyx ‘great, big’, from the comparative Av. Bstw’n, cstw’n ‘poor’, cMt- ‘ugly’, v. Bynmyc T ii T 22, 20 yrp’ky’.

Lett, syth, are used in dates for the days of the month, cf. M d 3, prSnxyl, PI.