Egyptian and Semito-Hamitic (Afro-Asiatic) Studies in Memoriam Werner Vycichl

Edited by Gábor Takács

Status: 
€246,00
$299.00
ISBN13: 
9789004132450
Publication Date: 
October 2003
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 572 pp. 3 illus.
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ISSN: 
0081-8461
Volume: 
39

Edited by Jacob Høigilt (Peace Research Institute Oslo) and Gunvor Mejdell (University of Oslo).

The Politics of Written Language in the Arab World asks how the central sociolinguistic notions of language ideology and diglossia are affected by the rapidly increasing amount of writing in the Arabic vernacular.
Series: 
Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004346161
Expected: 
July 2017
€99,00
$115.00

Edited by Ahmad al-Jallad (Leiden University)

This volume gathers fifteen interdisciplinary papers on the history of Arabic in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the chair of Arabic at Leiden, ranging from the epigraphy of pre-Islamic Arabia to the modern spoken dialects, and everything in between.
Series: 
Volume: 
89
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343030
Expected: 
June 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Edited by Manuel Sartori, Aix-Marseille University / IREMAM - ScPo Aix, Manuela E.B. Giolfo, University of Genoa / IREMAM, and Philippe Cassuto, Aix-Marseille University / IREMAM

In this volume, leading researchers in their fields present their reflections on Arabic, and more broadly Semitic languages, as well as their insights on those language systems and representations.
Series: 
Volume: 
88
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311503
E-ISBN: 
9789004325883
Publication date: 
November 2016
€181,00
$217.00

by Richard J. Davey

In Coastal Dhofari Arabic: A Sketch Grammar, Richard Davey provides a detailed account of the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of a hitherto neglected Arabic dialect found in southern Oman. It is a timely account of a dialect that is endangered due to development, modernisation, and the resulting...
Series: 
Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004316706
E-ISBN: 
9789004317437
Publication date: 
June 2016
€104,00
$135.00

Geoffrey Khan, University of Cambridge

This work is a documentation of the Neo-Aramaic dialect spoken by Assyrian Christians in the region of Urmi (northwestern-Iran). It consists of four volumes: Volume 1 and 2—grammar, Volume 3—study of the lexicon and full dictionary, Volume 4—transcriptions of oral texts.
Series: 
Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313897
E-ISBN: 
9789004313934
Publication date: 
June 2016
€549,00
$658.00

Michal Marmorstein, Ben-Gurion University

In Tense and Text in Classical Arabic, Michal Marmorstein presents a discourse-oriented analysis of the indicative tense system in Classical Arabic. The study demonstrates the effect of the extended syntactic and textual context on the function of the verbal forms.
Series: 
Volume: 
85
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307476
E-ISBN: 
9789004310483
Publication date: 
March 2016
€89,00
$115.00

Edited by Edit Doron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Language Contact and the Development of Modern Hebrew, edited by Edit Doron, presents twenty four different innovative syntactic constructions of Modern Hebrew, attributing them to syntactic change due to the impact of contact languages on previous stages of Hebrew....
Series: 
Volume: 
84
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302006
E-ISBN: 
9789004310896
Publication date: 
November 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Amal E. Marogy, University of Cambridge and Kees Versteegh, University of Nijmegen

The Foundations of Arabic Linguistics II contains eleven studies of grammatical theories in Sibawayhi's Kitāb (end 8th century C.E.) and their reception in the later grammatical literature.
Series: 
Volume: 
83
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302297
E-ISBN: 
9789004302662
Publication date: 
September 2015
€108,00
$138.00

Aaron Michael Butts, Catholic University of America

This volume contains twenty case studies analysing various aspects of language contact involving ancient and modern Semitic languages.
Series: 
Volume: 
82
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300149
E-ISBN: 
9789004300156
Publication date: 
September 2015
€156,00
$198.00

Lidia Napiorkowska, University of Cambridge

A study of a Neo-Aramaic variety by Lidia Napiorkowska in this volume is a contribution to the documentation of spoken Aramaic, covering the phonological, morphological and syntactic notions of the dialect.
Series: 
Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290327
E-ISBN: 
9789004290334
Publication date: 
March 2015
€188,00
$239.00

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