Die altäthiopischen Personalpronomina der dritten Person Plural in der Funktion als Kopula

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Weninger, Stefan (2014)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.17.1.865
  • Subject: Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies | Ge'ez; Gǝ'ǝz; grammar | ddc:400 | ddc:490

Gəʿəz (Classical Ethiopic) has two sets of personal pronouns in the plural. This paper offers a mainly statistical analysis that demonstrates that the two sets are free variants – however of rather different occurrence – without a recognizable functional differentiation.