• December 8, 2019
  • 10 5780, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

Aramaic Grammar

Aramaic Grammar

Aramaic was the language of the Talmud. Join Rabbi Dovid Fink and survey the principle elements of Aramaic grammar, concentrating on texts from the Babylonian Talmud. Language of instruction: English. This mini-course presumes that the participants can read elementary Hebrew. The course is free-of-charge with a suggested donation of $36. To make a donation please click here.

December 26, 2012 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aramaic Grammar: Lesson 1
Class description

In this first Class: Biblical Aramaic; demonstratives; construct state; absolute nouns; Cananite vowels.

Handouts
December 30, 2012 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aramaic Grammar: Lesson 2
Class description

Second Class: Possessive endings; loss of ה and א; interchange of ש and ת; the present tense.

January 2, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aramaic Grammar: Lesson 3
Class description

Pronouns; חמי and חזי; interchange of ע and צ or ז and ד; dagesh kal; passive voice; infinitives

January 6, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aramaic Grammar: Lesson 4
Class description

There is”… and “there are…”; infinitives for pa”el and af’el; מטא; demonstratives; the past tense and passive; אבד; נפק; תוב.

January 9, 2013 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Aramaic Grammar: Lesson 5
Class description

נפק and תוב; the poem קה ; the poem קה ריבון; the Zoharic passage בריך שמיה. ריבון;  the roots

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.