On Semitic Case-Endings

@article{Moscati1958OnSC,
  title={On Semitic Case-Endings},
  author={Sabatino Moscati},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1958},
  volume={17},
  pages={142 - 144}
}
  • S. Moscati
  • Published 1 April 1958
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
IN HIS outline of the comparative grammar of the Semitic Languages, Brockelmann' gives the following case-endings for Proto-Semitic: nominative -'4, genitive -f, accusative -6.2 Concerning the quantity of the vowels, he says: "Dass die Kasusendungen im Ursem. anzeps, also urspr. lang, nicht kurz, waren.. . zeigt die Erhaltung des akk. & als ' im Hebr., da kurzes d wie die Endung von qatala hitte abfallen mfissen. Nur in den Verwandtschaftswdrtern und in ps, pi, pd, < Mund , hielt sich Uberall… 

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