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Edited by Giuliano Lancioni, Roma Tre University, and Lidia Bettini, University of Florence
This book is the first volume devoted to the issues raised by the definition of ‘word’ in Arabic. Papers include studies on the history of Arabic grammatical and rhetorical traditions, current theoretical and applied linguistics, and language contact.
Jared Greenblatt, Tel Aviv University
This work is a linguistic description of an obsolescent dialect of Neo-Aramaic. The dialect was originally spoken by Jews residing in the village of Amǝdya (a.k.a Amadiya) in modern-day northern Iraq. Included are edited transcriptions and translations of a selection of texts recorded in the ...
Aaron D. Rubin
This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of Mehri, an unwritten Semitic language spoken in Oman and Yemen. It is the first grammar of its kind, and the first of any Modern South Arabian language in a century.
edited by Everhard Ditters and Harald Motzki
This Liber Amicorum discusses topics on the history of Arabic grammar, Arabic linguistics, and Arabic dialects, domains in which Kees Versteegh plays a leading role.
Edited by Geoffrey Khan
This is a Festschrift volume for the British Semitist Edward Ullendorff. It contains papers written by leading scholars in the fields of Semitic philology and Near Eastern history and literature. The papers include linguistic, literary and historical studies of Ethiopian Semitic, Aramaic, ...
This volume provides a detailed description of the Nubi language of Uganda, including more than one thousand examples and several texts. It also digs into history to reconstruct the development and growth of this most fascinating Arabic creole.
This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of the spoken Aramaic dialect of the Jewish communities in the towns of Sulemaniyya and Ḥalabja in North Eastern Iraq together with numerous transcribed texts. The dialect, which belongs to the North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic group, is now on the ...
This book provides a comprehensive grammatical and lexicographical review of all types of late Samaritan Hebrew in all their literary manifestations from the twelfth century to the present. Much of it is devoted to description of Hybrid Samaritan Hebrew (HSH), which since the 13th is used as the ...
Edited by Alaa Elgibali
This book represents a major contribution to the field of Arabic linguistics. It gives in depth treatments of the current issues in Arabic linguistics and makes excellent readings for graduate courses and for linguists at large.
W. Th. van Peursen
This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the verbal system in the extant Hebrew witnesses of Ben Sira. It is an important contribution both to Ben Sira studies and to the debate about the tenses in Classical Hebrew.
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