Aramaic | Chaldean

Grammar of the Biblical Chaldaic Language and the Talmud Babli idioms

A reconstruction of the blue-tiled Ishtar Gate which was the northern entrance to Babylon. It was named for the goddess of love and war. Bulls and dragons, symbols of the god Marduk, decorated the gate.
A reconstruction of the blue-tiled Ishtar Gate which was the northern entrance to Babylon. It was named for the goddess of love and war. Bulls and dragons, symbols of the god Marduk, decorated the gate. Source: Wikpedia

Today’s free book is a grammar of Biblical Chaldean, today known as Aramaic. This public domain copy was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Samuel David Luzzatto [1800-1865], Grammar of the Biblical Chaldaic Language and the Talmud Babli idioms; translated from the Italian, and largely reviewed by J.S. Goldammer. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1876. Hbk. pp.121. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface by the Editor
    1. Introductory Remarks
    2. The Noun
    3. Pronouns
    4. Verbs
    5. Conjugations of Perfect Verbal Stems
    6. Quiescent Verbs—Verbs with the First Radical Quiescent
    7. Verbs with the Second Radical Quiescent
    8. Verbs with the Third Radical Quiescent
    9. Verbs of Weak Roots
    10. Anomalies in the Conjugations of Some Verbs
    11. Verbal SuffixesIntro
    12. Numbers
    13. Adverbs
    14. Prepositions
    15. Conjunctions
    16. Interjections
  • Grammar of the Chaldaic Idiom of the Babylonian Talmud
    1. Introductory Remarks
    2. Prefixed Particles
    3. Nouns
    4. Pronouns
    5. Numbers
    6. The Verbs
    7. Verbal Suffixes
    8. Adverbs
    9. Prepositions
    10. Conjunctions
    11. Interjections

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