It is divided into eighteen books, of which the first sixteen deal mainly with sounds, word-formation and inflexions; the last two, which form from a fourth to a third of the whole work, deal with syntax.
The method of word formation in Sumerian is entirely nonSemitic in character.
The distinctions between the dialects consist largely in pronunciation, but extend also to the vocabulary, word-formation and syntax.
This kind of word formation is called conversion, a self-explanatory name.
The games help young children with phonics, word formation and the development and reinforcement of their basic sight word vocabulary.