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2nd f 2ndf 3rd f 3rdf ac(c)yuh accent alia Amharic Apodosis atta ayya byet conjug conn consonant constr cont Contingent 26 Contingent Comp dahna doubled e o o enclitic F. C. Burkitt faras gafarak Gerund 29 Gerund Infinitive 30 Gerund Infinitive Participle Guidi horse Imperative 28 Imperative Gerund Infinitive Infinitive 30 Infinitive Participle 27 juss Jussive 27 Jussive Imperative Gerund matta naccau ndbbar noun numbers o e o o o asa o o e o o o o o object Participle 31 perf picked pref prefixes preposition pron pronunciation Protasis quadriliteral rayi sadis Simp sometimes substantive suff suffixes taua tense triliteral verb VflC vowel word yalla yfhe yuwa
Page 399 - Crown 8vo. 35 6d A Grammar of the Somali Language with Examples in Prose and Verse. And an account of the Yibir and Midgan Dialects. By JWC KIRK, BA, King's College, Cambridge, Lieutenant, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry and 6th (Somaliland) Battalion, King's African Rifles. Demy 8vo.
Page viii - ... the object in view being to give some description not so much of what, in the opinion of learned Europeans and natives, Abyssinians ought to say as of what in point of fact they do say.
Page xvii - ... comparative. conj., conjunction. dat., dative. def., definite. dem., demonstrative. eg, for example. ete. , and so forth. fut., future. gen., genitive. ie, that is. imperf., imperfect. impers., impersonal. impv., imperative. ind., indicative. indecl, indeclinable. indef., indefinite. inf. , infinitive. inter., interrogative. interj., interjection. intr., intransitive. i., line. lit., literally. mod., modal.
Page 7 - it is lacking in some most characteristic Semitic features, and those which it displays give one the impression of having been superimposed on an alien (possibly Hamitic) basis '. Nevertheless, he classes it as Semitic.
Page 153 - The concord in number between substantive, adjective, pronoun and verb is generally maintained except in the following cases : A substantive in the pi.
Page 29 - In words beginning with in-, in-, im- the i is often omitted, the...
Page 90 - There is nothing, on the face of it, to show which type a verb follows in its conjugation; type В is commonly transitive (Guidi, Coniug. p. 247) ; type A may be either transitive or intransitive.
Page 160 - The action or state may be specified as cognate or germane to the sense of the verb, or...