The Mehri Language of Oman

Aaron D. Rubin

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€116,00
$154.00
ISBN13: 
9789004182639
E-ISBN: 
9789004187627
Publication Year: 
2010
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xx, 364 pp.
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ISSN: 
0081-8461
Volume: 
58

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
Expected: 
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
Expected: 
May 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

Francesco Grande, University Ca' Foscari, Venice

Morphemes combined with the Arabic noun exhibit many puzzling properties, still unaccounted for in the literature. This book proposes a new, unified explanation, analyzing these morphemes as copulae, with the constructions in which they occur as instances of predication
Series: 
Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256279
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Clive Holes, University of Oxford and Rudolf de Jong, Netherlands-Flemish Institute, Cairo

Ingham of Arabia is a collection of twelve articles on modern Arabic dialectology, covering Oman, Jordan, Sinai, the Negev, southern Turkey, Syria; and other articles concerning general topics in Arabic dialectology.
Series: 
Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256170
Publication date: 
August 2013

Tania Notarius, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Verb in Archaic Biblical Poetry by Tania Notarius suggests a discursive, formal, and historical-linguistic analysis of the tense system in the corpus of “archaic” biblical poetry.
Series: 
Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253360
Publication date: 
July 2013

Maarten Kossmann, Leiden University

The Arabic Influence on Northern Berber provides an overview of the linguistic influence on a wide array of Berber varieties, the result of over a thousand years of Arabic influence.
Series: 
Volume: 
67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253087
Publication date: 
July 2013

Arik Sadan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

In The Subjunctive Mood in Arabic Grammatical Thought Arik Sadan outlines the grammatical theories on the naṣb (subjunctive mood) in Classical Arabic. Special attention is given to Sībawayhi and al-Farrāʾ, who represent the Schools of al-Baṣra and al-Kūfa...
Series: 
Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232952
Publication date: 
August 2012

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