The Iranian language Ossetic
has also a relatively high structural richness of prefixation (8 comparables).
For example, in Ossetic
the recessive and the directive are not fully grammaticalized and are perceived as postpositions rather than cases by traditional grammarians, although there are arguments for treating them as case markers (Belyaev 2010).
35)) Georges Dumezil (36) suggested that derivatives of daeuua survived also in two Ossetic
dialects in the Greater Caucasus region: Iron cevdiv and Digor ceveu (< *apa-daiuua) 'evil spirit'.
Frye who argues, "Since this is a history of 'Iranian' literature and not just Persian, one misses any discussion of Baluchi, Kurdish, Pashto and Ossetic
leaked by Georgian and Moldavian sources in the context of the Abkhazian-South Ossetic
and Transdniestrian problems.
The topics include differential object makings in Bactrian, the counterfactual mood in Iranian, syntactic and semantic properties of particle-converbs in Iron Ossetic
, finite control in Persian, and the bilingual speech of highly proficient Persian-French speakers.
Finally, Vittorio Tomelleri's paper on aspectology shows the striking parallels between the aspectual system of Ossetic
, an Iranian language spoken on the Caucasus, and the better-known Slavic aspectual systems.
sygyt 'earth(-matter)', Sogdian sykth, Pashto sega and Kurdish sigit.
Many Hungarian words from Alanian also have close modern forms in Ossetic
, an Alanian descendant, e.
Long-time colleague Sonja Fritz, who edited the manuscript for publication, calls it the first Ossetic
grammar that systematically takes into account the results of modern research by specialists of Indo-European and Caucasian languages.
too makes use of different preverbs of spatial origin and one suffix of unclear etymology in order to convey aspectual and actional meanings.
Awngi (Cushitic), Oromo (Cushitic), Hindi-Urdu, Ossetic
(Iranian), Pashto (Iranian), Balochi (Iranian), Brahui (Dravidian), Sango (Niger-Congo), Tatar (Turkic), Uyghur (Turkic), Georgian, and Lak (Caucasian).