By Bentley Layton
Coptic in 20 classes is written via the writer of the main authoritative reference grammar of the Coptic language, and is predicated on many years of pedagogical event. In effortless steps and easy factors, it teaches the styles and syntax of Sahidic Coptic, in addition to the main worthy vocabulary. Drills, compositions, and translation routines allow the scholar to achieve fluency. All phrases that take place greater than fifty occasions within the Sahidic New testomony are brought lesson through lesson in vocabulary lists, that are prepared through semantic box and followed via either Greek equivalents and English glosses. The ebook concludes with 3 chapters of the Gospel of Mark, within which all new vocabulary is glossed in footnotes. Coptic in 20 classes is the fitting source to be used within the school room or for educating oneself Coptic.
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Extra resources for Coptic in 20 Lessons: Introduction to Sahidic Coptic with Exercises and Vocabularies
The kingdoms, m. These kingdoms. n. The servants, o. Some servants, p. Honor and glory, q. A son and a daughter, r. Sons and daughters, s. Either a son or a daughter. C. Translate, a. N-Te-c2iMe. ajHpe e. n-AAoc N-Tei-c2iMe. N-60M M - n - J C O E I C . T-2M23LA M - n - p p o . d. NTe-n-xoeic. n e i ' - A A O C . h. n - A A O c n-jcoeic Tf-ZMZX\ N C - O J B H P f. n-qjHpe M - n - A A o c . b. N-Ne-ppcuoy. N - T - M N T - p p o M-n-pcuMe. g. n - e o o y C. N - M - n - J C O E I C . T - 6 O M N T E - N-Tei'-6oM.
E - T - n o A i c = against the city, e - e i e p o y c A A H M = into Jemsalem, e - n ^ i = against this one. ii. The prepersonal state ( e p o = ) , which must be completed by a personal suffix, e p o - q - against him/it, e p o - c = against her/it. In dictionaries, all prepersonal states are written with a slanted double hyphen (=), and prenominal states with a single hyphen (-). Prenominal and prepersonal states will retum again and again as we study other kinds of morphs, so it's important to stop now and be sure you understand what they are.
M - M A . neT-MA. n - p p o ANr-Te-cMH (44). N-Tooy. Meeye a. ne. 6 T - M H T E j. n-cyoMNT N-Ne-2iooye. N-xe-eAAAccA. B. Translate into Coptic, a. Eleven apostles of the Lord. The Lord's eleven apostles, b. Three women. The three women, c. My two hands. Your two eyes. d. How many men? T w o men. How many girls? T w o girls, e. /. Its head, its feet, and its eyes. g. The two mountains are his feet, the two worlds are his eyes, his right hand is the sea, and his left hand is its shore, h. This is the Lord's body and blood.
Coptic in 20 Lessons: Introduction to Sahidic Coptic with Exercises and Vocabularies by Bentley Layton