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Re: [ANE-2] Re: Ugaritic query

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  • Peter T. Daniels
    The usual supposition regarding {s3} is that it was devised for writing some Hurrian sibilant that doesn t occur in Semitic. Tropper doesn t seem to address
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      The usual supposition regarding {s3} is that it was devised for writing some Hurrian sibilant that doesn't occur in Semitic. Tropper doesn't seem to address the Hurrian use of Ugaritic script.
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      Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: Miguel Valerio <mfg_valerio@...>
      To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, December 3, 2007 2:32:47 PM
      Subject: [ANE-2] Re: Ugaritic query

      Thank you very much for the useful information. Might I ask - in case
      you know - why hasn't this view found support?

      Best regards,

      Miguel Valério

      --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups. com, "Peter T. Daniels" <grammatim@. ..> wrote:
      >
      > See his big grammar pp. 102-104, 40-50. He follows the new view (due
      to Alice Faber) that PSem *s was [ts]; he claims that during the
      attested lifetime of Ugaritic it became [s] in some environments -- and
      that the added letter {s3} was invented to mark [ts] because {s} had
      come to mark [s].
      >
      > I don't think this view has found much support.
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