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This book provides an exhaustive analysis of the semantic domain of ‘gift’ in Ancient Hebrew. The investigation focuses on the single lexemes and provides an overall picture of the developments of the lexical field across the linguistic layers of Ancient Hebrew.
Enam Al-Wer and Rudolf de Jong
This book offers a fresh look at Arabic data in a collection of thought-provoking, new articles written by some of the best known scholars in the field. The contributors discuss topics in historical, social and spatial dialectology focusing on Arabic data investigated within modern analytical ...
Analyzing the medieval Arab grammarians' treatment of sentence types and word-order patterns in Arabic, this book sheds new light on the achievements of one of the major traditions in the history of linguistics, and assesses the contribution of modern scholarship to the discussion of the issues ...
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 ...
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