Determining the Origin of Separate Nominative Pronouns in Semitic Languages: A Comparative Study

Ali Zaal Al-Khamayseh


This study aims to determine separate nominative pronouns used in Semitic languages such as: Acadian, Aramaic, Phoenician, Ugaritic, Assyrian, Syriac, Hebrew, and Arabic. The importance of this study emerges from the linguistic comparisons it focuses on as that unveils the results of linguistic studies. It takes into consideration the phonological rules in order to come up with new findings in linguistics. This study adopts the comparative analytical approach for which it collected and analyzed separate nominative pronouns in Semitic languages. It also describes the phonological, morphological, and syntactic integration among such language components. In addition, it describes structures and patterns in these languages that agree sometimes and disagree another. The study found phonological, morphological, and syntactic relations among separate nominative pronouns in Semitic languages. It went further in applying phonological rules following up structures and patterns found in inscriptions and writings of these languages. The study highlights the linguistic change that affects separate nominative pronouns in these languages, which constitute one of the international language families, the Semantic.


Nominative Pronouns, Semitic Languages, Comparative Study

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