The Ecology of Arabic

A Study of Arabicization

Muhammad al-Sharkawi, Brown University

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€126,00
$168.00
ISBN13: 
9789004186064
E-ISBN: 
9789004191747
Publication Date: 
November 2010
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 268 pp.
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ISSN: 
0081-8461
Volume: 
60

Ahmad Al-Jallad, Leiden University

This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of the Safaitic Inscriptions, covering topics in script and orthography, phonology, morphology, and syntax. The volume also contains an appendix of over 500 inscriptions and an annotated dictionary.
Series: 
Volume: 
80
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289291
Expected: 
October 2014

Stefan Bruweleit

In this book, Stefan Bruweleit describes the categories of aspect, tense and action at a metagrammatical level and investigates the verb system of the dialect of Beirut.
Series: 
Volume: 
79
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287532
Expected: 
February 2015

Elizabeth Robar, University of Cambridge

In this book, Elizabeth Robar demonstrates how biblical Hebrew verbal patterns can reveal paragraph structure and themes.
Series: 
Volume: 
78
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283015
Publication date: 
September 2014

Lily Kahn, University College London

This volume constitutes the first reference grammar of the Hasidic Hebrew hagiographic tales composed in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Eastern Europe. It presents a thorough survey of Hasidic Hebrew orthography, morphology, syntax, and lexis illustrated with extensive examples.
Series: 
Volume: 
77
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281431
Publication date: 
October 2014

Vitaly Naumkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leonid Kogan, Dmitry Cherkashin, Maria Bulakh, Ekaterina Vizirova, Russian State University for the Humanities, Isa al-Daarhi and Ahmed al-Daarhi

The Corpus of Soqotri Oral Literature is a unique source of grammatical, lexical and folkloristic data about the extremely archaic, yet heavily understudied, Modern South Arabian language Soqotri (island Soqotra, Gulf of Aden, Yemen).
Series: 
Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278417
Expected: 
October 2014

David L. Elias

In The Tigre Language of Gindaˁ, Eritrea, David L. Elias documents the dialect of the Tigre language spoken in the town of Gindaˁ, Eritrea (East Africa). Basic aspects of grammar, as well as texts in phonetic transcription, are provided.
Series: 
Volume: 
75
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271197
Publication date: 
May 2014

Aaron D. Hornkohl, University of Cambridge

In Ancient Hebrew Periodization and the Language of the Book of Jeremiah, Aaron Hornkohl attempts to date this biblical work, both as a whole and according to the constituent layers of which it is apparently composed, on the basis of diachronic linguistic typology.
Series: 
Volume: 
74
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269644
Publication date: 
April 2014

Hezy Mutzafi, Tel Aviv University

The lexicon of Neo-Mandaic is the least known aspect of this language. Amongst the present lexicological and etymological studies are the contribution of the language's lexis to our knowledge of literary Mandaic as well as aspects of this lexis within the framework of Neo-Aramaic as a whole.
Series: 
Volume: 
73
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257047
Publication date: 
February 2014

Aaron D. Rubin, Penn State University

This volume contains a detailed grammatical description of Jibbali (or Shaḥri), an unwritten Semitic language spoken in Oman. This is first grammar of its kind. The large corpus of texts from various sources make this a very valuable resource.
Series: 
Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262843
Publication date: 
February 2014

Edited by Meikal Mumin, University of Cologne and Kees Versteegh, University of Nijmegen

The Arabic script in Africa is a collection of sixteen papers on the past and present use of Arabic script to write African languages other than Arabic, discussing the (ethno-)historical, (socio-)linguistic, and in particular grammatological aspects of such writing traditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256798
Publication date: 
January 2014

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