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Guide, grammar, and phrasebook of Eastern Syriac as spoken by the native populace, written for officers in the British Mandate of Iraq so they could understand the language of the native military forces in the area.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-184-8
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Sep 7,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 131
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-61719-184-8
$156.00
$93.60

First published in 1926, Lt. Hart from the British Mandate of Iraq provides a guide and phrasebook to the East Syriac of the native populace, and spoken by the Iraq Levies military forces. This volume contains a pronunciation guide, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, useful phrases (conversational, medical, and military) and a Syriac transcription of military vocabulary intended to facilitate communication between British and Syriac-speaking personnel. It contains transcriptions of English and Syriac into the other language, and is intended for use by both sides.

First published in 1926, Lt. Hart from the British Mandate of Iraq provides a guide and phrasebook to the East Syriac of the native populace, and spoken by the Iraq Levies military forces. This volume contains a pronunciation guide, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, useful phrases (conversational, medical, and military) and a Syriac transcription of military vocabulary intended to facilitate communication between British and Syriac-speaking personnel. It contains transcriptions of English and Syriac into the other language, and is intended for use by both sides.

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Lieutenant R. Hart

  • Series Foreword (page 5)
  • Introduction (page 6)
  • Pronunciation (page 10)
  • Contents (page 9)
  • Vocabulary (page 12)
  • Verbs (page 62)
  • Pronouns (page 74)
  • Adverbs (page 78)
  • Prepositions (page 77)
  • Conjunctions (page 80)
  • Numerals (page 81)
  • Imperatives (page 84)
  • Useful Imperatives (page 86)
  • Notes on syriac grammar (page 87)
  • Useful phrases (page 95)
  • The musketry course (page 108)
  • Narrative (page 111)
  • Syrlac Alphabet (page 122)
  • The english alphabet (page 121)
  • Notes on the Syrlac pronunciation. (page 124)
  • Military Words (page 125)
  • Physical Training Words of Commad (page 128)
  • Errata (page 131)
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