Late Egyptian FlashCards

Summary of Late Egyptian constructions

This small text is a simple list of LE verb form I've written for the AEL list, in the hope that it would be useful for people working on the Merenptah stela. It certainly doesn't replace a grammar ; I have often ommitted a number of specific cases.

I suggest strongly for those who want to work on this stela to get a grammar of Late Egyptian.

Currently, there are two grammars for beginners available :

General remark on Late Egyptian

The tendency of LE is to reduce the number of verb forms, and to replace them with paraphrastic constructs.

Another tendency of LE is that it tends to explicitely indicate subordinate sentences.