The Aramaic Language of the Zohar

Resources for studying Kabbalah in the original language

Grammar I

Grammar I: Parts of Speech

These files on the grammar of the Zohar’s Aramaic are original content of this website, copyright 2017 by the author, Judy Barrett. They are work in progress, subject to revision.

Feel free to download and use these pdf files for your study. Let us know if you find them useful; if you spot errors or have questions, please contact us.
Parts of Speech

Adjectives

Adverbs

Conjunctions

Interjections

Nouns

Model Nouns

Prepositions

Pronouns

Pronouns: Paradigms

Roots

 

Verbs
Verbs are the moving life blood of Aramaic and other Semitic languages. Grammar II includes an overall introduction, an explanation of the binyanim or conjugations (patterns affecting meaning), and a selection of paradigms (examples of verbs in all their forms).

 

Further Study

Twelve Lessons in the Grammatical and Syntactic Analysis of the Zohar, by Judy Barrett. This is a kind of second-year textbook in Zoharic Aramaic.

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