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Concomitantly, the rural and Bedouin /-tū/ morpheme of the 2nd p. plur. used in the adjacent areas replaced the qǝltu-type morpheme */-tum/. 6. Use of āni as the 1st p. , ǝḥna as the 1st p. plur. and ǝntu as the 2nd p. plur. Independent Personal Pronoun Instead of the qǝltu-Type Forms ana, nǝḥna and ǝntǝm Here MB follows the patterns commonly used in the Bedouin dialects of the Syrian-Mesopotamian group and the gǝlǝt dialects spoken in 10 JB has only one pattern, CaCaC, whereas CB has two, CaCaC and CiCiC, which are used also in the qǝltu dialects spoken in Anatolia, Mosul, Tikrīt, Dēr ez-Zōr, and Albū Kmāl (Blanc 1964:40; Johnstone 1975:92; Jastrow 1978:146-157; Behnstedt 1997:264-267; Abu-Haidar 1991:42-43).

A Commentary on the Book of Daniel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. , 1973. Variation and linguistic theory. Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington VA. Cantineau, Jean. 1930. Le Nabatéen I: Notions générales—écriture, grammaire. Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux. Cantineau, Jean. 1935. Le Nabatéen II: Choix de textes—lexique. Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux. Degen, Rainer. 1969. Altaramäische Grammatik. Wiesbaden: Steiner. Driver, G. R. 1926. ‘The Aramaic of the Book of Daniel’. Journal of Biblical Literature 1.

Proto-Semitic The change of *ð > z is well attested in Semitic. It is, in fact, the rule. All Ethiopic Semitic has it, Akkadian does, and so does Hebrew, the closest, well-attested sister of Aramaic. ), it would almost have been perverse for Aramaic not to have shared, initially at least, in the ð > z shift. Furthermore, the innovations shared with Hebrew are early ones, very likely (in the view taken in this paper) in the pre-historic era (“historical” in the sense of n. 2). The *ð > z/d change equally fits into an early spectrum of change in NW Semitic.

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