Coptic Etymological Dictionary by Jaroslav Černý

By Jaroslav Černý

Coptic used to be the language spoken in Egypt from overdue precedent days to the 17th century, whilst it used to be overtaken by way of Arabic because the nationwide language. Derived from historical Egyptian, the language of the hieroglyphs, it was once written in an tailored kind of Greek script. This dictionary lists approximately 2,000 Coptic phrases whose etymology has been demonstrated from historical Egyptian and Greek assets, overlaying two-thirds of the identified Coptic vocabulary and complementing W. E. Crum's 1939 Coptic Dictionary, nonetheless the traditional within the box. The Egyptian kinds are quoted in hieroglyphic and/or demotic kinds. An appendix lists the etymologies of Coptic place-names. the ultimate paintings of Czech Egyptologist Jaroslav Černý (1898-1970), Professor of Egyptology at Oxford, the Dictionary was once introduced via to e-book through colleagues after his demise.

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Each of these foil types was tested six times per condition. Each child thus saw 18 items for the think-condition, unraised-condition, and raised-condition (only 12 items were used for the active-control condition). Location of the correct picture (left side or right side of the screen) was balanced across conditions and the entire experiment. At this point, we should address the decision to use an experiencer to-phrase with the seem sentences. According to UPR, in no way is the presence of the to-phrase required to elicit poor performance from the children.

Part of the challenge may be related to the poorly understood position of infinitives within DP, as complements (Stowell 1981, among others) or adjuncts (Grimshaw 1990), leaving little ground for solid predictions. Another puzzle has its source in the pervasive optionality of an overt controller (42), compared with the stricter requirement familiar from clauses: (42) a. John tried to leave b. *It was tried to leave c. John’s attempt to leave d. the attempt to leave The obligatory presence of the controller in (42a) has been considered (beginning with Williams 1980) to be a hallmark of OC.

The ungrammaticality of a focus particle between Sel and DP in (27) suggests the absence of IP material and that DP is a direct complement of Sel. The contrast between (26) and (27) suggests an ECM-like configuration for (27), in which the embedded subject is directly Case-marked by genitive Sel. Nevertheless, it does not track movement per se since Sel and its complement could be internal to the embedded clause (similar to the DP following ‘want’ in English) or external to the embedded clause (the result of movement).

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