Finally, this feature is an internal Jibbali innovation; Mehri shows a regular conjugation of geminate roots in the G (3ms impf. yardud, subj.
impf. in t-, found in both Amarna Canaanite and Ugaritic, but not in later Canaanite dialects; however, as mentioned above, the same feature is also found in Mari Akkadian (Izre'el 1987) and Eblaite.
Abbreviations used in this article: LOC = locative case, ACC = accusative case, V = verb, pf = perfective, impf
(53) Kako je proucavani korpus gotovo u cijelosti nabozne tematike, svevre-mensko je znacenje impf
. prezentskih oblika vrlo cesto kada se govori o Bogu i Blazenoj Djevici, koji su po svojoj (bozanskoj) naravi svevremenski (pripadaju i sadasnjosti, ali i proslosti i buducnosti), ili kada se izricu univerzalna krscanska vjerovanja.
Also, the verb darivati (IMPF
) is the most frequent verb associated with dative alternation in Croatian.
Two suggested y-prefixes occur in misinterpreted verbal forms: impf
. [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1.5, which is actually the conj.
. form in n-, as in niktib 'I write'), it is a more archaic form of Western Arabic, preserving features like word-initial stress in the perfect (kftib 'he wrote') instead of the stress-shifted forms (kteb) of North African Arabic.
(f), (m), (n) or F, M, N stand for feminine, masculine, neuter gender respectively; S for subject, O for object; 1, 2, 3 for first, second and third person: sg for singular, pi for plural: con for construct case, inf for infinitive, neg for negative, dem for demonstrative (numbers 1-4 indicate degree in deixis), cop for copula, instr for instrumental, impf
for imperfective, perf for perfect, poss for possessive, respro for resumptive pronoun, dur for durative, be for the root of `to be' (infl); impers for a nonspecific third person human subject and agent, dep for a dependent clause marker, d1 for first degree deixis, etc., consec for consecutive.
The following abbreviations are used in glosses in this paper: ACC accusative CONN connective COMP complementizer DAT dative GEN genitive IMPF
imperfective NOM nominative PRES present
. [less than] *grzdha [less than] *glgdho = glgh+to;
The verb ra?a 'see' survives as raa, impf
. yeri (p.
The glosses used are as follows (in alphabetical order): ADJ adjective; AF actor focus; APT aptative (involuntary--abilitative--coincidental mode); CAUS causative; COMIT comitative; COND conditional; EXCL exclusive; EXIST existential; FUT future; GEN genitive; GF goal focus; IMPER imperative; IMPF
imperfective; INCL inclusive; INVOL involuntary; LNK linker; NOM nominalizer; NT(RIG) nontrigger (core) noun marker; OBL oblique; PF perfective; PM predictive marker (ay 'inversion'); QUES interrogative; RE realis; RECIP reciprocal; SUPER superlative; TRIG trigger article.