Ancient Egyptian Phonology

  title={Ancient Egyptian Phonology},
  author={James P. Allen},
Part I. Phonemes and Sounds: 1. Coptic 2. Demotic 3. Late Egyptian 4. Middle Egyptian 5. Old Egyptian 6. Phonemes and sounds 7. Phonoactics 8. Prosody 9. Dialects Part II. Phonological Analysis: 10. Verb roots and stems 11. Verb forms 12. y in the pyramid texts 13. Vocalizing Egyptian. 
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