By Harry A. Hoffner
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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.
The last is treated as a new clause. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. . 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 98. The reference is to the Egyptians. 99. See n. 87 (p. 26) above. 100. The sense of -pát here is ‘right (from)’. 102 (p. 94 (p. 266). 101. memai is ‘speaks’ (pres. sg. 3). The subject is the newborn child. 102. The sense of the present tense here is future. This is not what the newborn says, but a prediction based upon this omen. 103. kuiški (sg. nom. ) is ‘someone’. 104. 86 (p. 374) (should be understood as ‘upon one’s bed’ vs.
Indb 32 6/5/08 4:21:48 PM Lesson 9 Grammar This lesson introduces noun stems in -ai-, the nouns ‘land, country’ and ‘heart’, and ḫi-verbs with stems in -i-. Noun stems in -ai- show either a ﬁxed stem -ai- (written -ay- before vowels in broad transcription) or -ai- alternating with -i ( y)-. 32 (p. 33, p. 34, p. 93). 58, pp. 116, p. 131). Note that in NH the dative-locative singular of ‘land’ is identical to the nominativeaccusative singular and plural. ḫi-conjugation verbs with stems in -i- show a three-way stem alternation -e-, - i-, and -i(y)-.
A grammar of the Hittite language: Turtorial by Harry A. Hoffner