A grammar of the Hittite language: Turtorial by Harry A. Hoffner

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307–308). 129. The understood referent in context is ‘them’ (Arnuwanda and Zida). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. nu⸗šši naššu -an tiyaši našma⸗an⸗kan . 11. 12. 13. 4. . 14. 15. ) ‘libation-vessel’ karāp-ḫḫi ‘to devour’ 130. For this meaning of ḫattatar see Hoffner 1998b: 66. 21, p. 34, p. ) ‘locust’ nai-ḫḫi ‘to turn; send’ naššu . . našma ‘either . . 21, p. 18, p. 32, p. ) (A kind of priest, ranked below the LÚ/ LÚšankunni-priests, but above other temple personnel such as exorcists (LÚ/ LÚ ), cooks, tablemen, scribes and musicians.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6.  URUDu-uq-qa-am-ma me-na-aḫ-ḫa⟨-an ⟩-da a-ú-e-er na-at-mu me-na-aḫ-ḫa-an-da ú-e-er 183. 86 (p. 374) for the use of -šan. 184. Interpret kuwapi here as interrogative. 185. The syntax of ēš- ‘sit (down)’ in sentences 2 and 4 is that of Old Hittite, in sentence 8 that of New Hittite. 30 (p. 362). 186. 19 (p. 275) on the meaning of the genitive with ḫantezzi(ya)-. 187. 26 (p. 300) on the use of ⸗šet with peran. 188. The verbs in this example are both historical presents. 6 (p. 307).

145. Hittite does not always require a subject clitic pronoun, when the antecedent is clear from the context. The trace after -wa on the tablet shows that the scribe, finding himself running out of space on the line, at first started to write -wa-ra-at, but stopped and erased the -ra, apparently deciding that the reference was clear without it. 146. 14 (p. 14. d ú-wa-a-i 147 pé-e-da-i . . na-aš-ma-aš-ši pí-ya-an ku-it ḫar-mi nu-uš-ši-kán 148 ar-ḫa ku-it-ki da-a-i . . 15. -in  . ) ‘pithos, storage jar’ 4 ḫišuwa- (a major festival; the Hittite noun underlying the logogram 4 is com.

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