Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Furlan Metka
Nominal morphology. The origins of nominal desinences. Overview of nominal declensions. Grammatical categories (number, binary gender system with the subcategory of animacy, case and the system of cases in Old and Neo-Hittite).The PIE o-stem and stems in *-eH2-, and the Hittite a-declension (within the context of other Anatolian material, especially Lycian). The i-stem double declension pattern and its PIE sources. Morphological special features in the declension of consonant stems. Ablaut in nominal stems. Classification and origin of heteroclitic stems. Word formation of nominal stems (main sentence types).