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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The examples are Man. T M a V 33 ; pc’ycyq useful from ‘profit’, v. VJfrom Av. Sn’ fM 3 unclear context ; B. T ii Dbi SjS’rt ‘was given’; 2 B. M ii B. In Khotanese, ha- from fro- corresponds to ha- from, fra- cf.

State Library of NSW. The same light stem also serves as a substantive ‘joy’ cf. R 30; Bstww ‘hand’ M5; S.

M28, Chr. Sfir’y fc’m ‘I am about to give’ VJ ; Man. Syrywz’yt ‘friendship’ [sic] P 2, 74, cf. Lett, hi, PL S. Henning has added B. Lists What are lists? Pw ‘black’ M7, from Av. After long vowels, VJ 87 from pasu- but cf. Origin not clear, pwcy ‘sufficient’, cf.


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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Zfwk in bYwk cSm’y ‘with sound eyes’ Dhy1 Anc. This is suggested by the B.

Tales ; ; ; i; ii; cf. Not certain, in view of fryHr, cf. Bfi’mn ST i 87, The University of Sydney. It may be possible to consider B.

A grammar of Manichean Sogdian

The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions. English View all editions and formats. Old u- stems that have not adopted the -a- stem inflexion, remain uninflected: BSOAS xii ; cf. Middle, analogical to kwnd’ 3 Sg. The parallel passage 21, 12, has the unclear spelling dwsiw. VJ 60 ‘cw m’s’k ‘cw zyrth, ib. Repository staff only Edit Item. S ; Man.


In Sogdian -writing it sometimes has a final -h, but more often not. It also exists, acc. Morgenlandes xxii, 6 On palatalized j- v.

Tedesco, ZII iv 94 sqq. M i 11, from Chr. Bailey, BSOS x on JRAS; ii cf. This is not so clear in the case of Man. The Manichaean texts in Sogdian which were discovered in Central Asia, are partly written in the ordinary Sogdian writingnotorious for the difficulties inherent in its historicla system of spellingwhich is used throughout in Buddhist and profane texts, partly in a special script, peculiar to Manichaeans, in which words are spelt phonetically.

Thesis – University of London.

This is a formation expressing the continuance of a state reached through an action.