Neo-Aramaic dialect studies

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Gorgias Press , Piscataway, NJ
Syriac language, Modern -- Grammar -- Congresses, Syriac language, Modern -- Dialects -- Congr
Statementedited by Geoffrey Khan.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesNeo-Aramaic studies -- 1
ContributionsKhan, Geoffrey.
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LC ClassificationsPJ5802 .N46 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL16638233M
LC Control Number2008009194

Neo-Aramaic Dialect Studies: Proceedings of a Workshop on Neo-Aramaic held in Cambridge (Neo-aramaic Studies 1) by Geoffrey Khan;Eleanor Coghill;Roberta Borghero (Author) ISBN   The study of the Northeastern Neo-Aramaic (NENA) dialects has increased dramatically in the past decade as linguists seek to record these dialects before the disappearance of their last speakers.

This work is a unique documentation of the now extinct Jewish Neo-Aramaic dialect of Challa (modern-day Çukurca, Turkey).Cited by: 4.

The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Barwar (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East) [Khan, Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic at the Faculty of Oriental Studies Geoffrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of the Assyrian Christians of Urmi (4 Vols) (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics) (English and Aramaic Edition) (Aramaic) Pp.

Edition by Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic at the Faculty of Oriental Studies Geoffrey Khan (Author). The Neo-Aramaic Dialects of Iran.

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Iranian Studies: Vol. 53, Commemorating Ehsan Yarshater Endangered Iranian Languages: Language Contact and Language Islands in Iran, pp. This work, in three volumes, presents a description of one such endangered neo-Aramaic dialect, that of the Assyrian Christian community of the Barwar region in northern Iraq.

It is a unique record of the dialect based on interviews with the surviving older generation of the community. The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of the Assyrian Christians of Urmi; Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Aramaic Language Studies; Chinese Neo-Aramaic dialect studies book Language and Literature; Hebrew Language and Literature; Japanese Literature; Read the book.

Address. This work is a detailed documentation of the Neo-Aramaic dialect spoken by Assyrian Christians in the region of Urmi (northwestern-Iran). It consists of four volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 are descriptions of the grammar of the dialect, including the phonology, morphology and syntax.

Geoffrey Khan’s A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic is a unique record of one of these dialects, now on the verge of extinction. This volume, the result of extensive fieldwork, contains a description of the dialect spoken by the Jews from the region of Arbel (Iraqi Kurdistan), together with a transcription of recorded texts and a glossary.

The detailed study of Neo-Aramaic dialect studies book rare Neo-Aramaic variety from north-eastern Iraq offered by Lidia Napiorkowska in A Grammar of the Christian Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Diyana-Zariwaw is a contribution to the documentation of the endangered world of spoken Aramaic.

The comparative and contact-sensitive approach of the monograph situates the dialect of Diyana-Zariwaw in a wider context of Semitic Author: Lidia Napiorkowska. Series: Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies (Book 2) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Gorgias Pr Llc; 1 edition (December 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewCited by: 5.

The Neo-Aramaic dialects are modern vernacular forms of Aramaic, which has a documented history in the Middle East of over 3, years. Due to upheavals in the Middle East over the last one hundred years, thousands of speakers of Neo-Aramaic dialects have been forced to migrate from their homes or have perished in massacres.

The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Barwar, 3 Volumes (Handbook of Oriental Studies) By Geoffrey Khan | Pages | ISBN: X | PDF | 10 MB. The detailed study of a rare Neo-Aramaic variety from north-eastern Iraq offered by Lidia Napiorkowska in A Grammar of the Christian Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Diyana-Zariwaw is a contribution to the documentation of the endangered world of spoken Aramaic.

The comparative and contact-sensitive approach of the monograph situates the dialect of Diyana-Zariwaw in a wider context of Semitic. Containing a detailed grammatical description of the spoken Aramaic dialect of the Christian community in the town of Qaraqosh, which lies on the Mosul plain in Northern Iraq, this volume also.

This volume contains a collection of papers presented at the workshop on various aspects of the grammar of Neo-Aramaic, with special attention to the North Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialect group. The papers include descriptions of several hitherto undescribed dialects together with sample texts and also studies of various aspects of phonology, morphology and syntax of the dialects.

This volume contains a collection of papers presented at the workshop on various aspects of the grammar of Neo-Aramaic, with special attention to the North Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialect group. Assyrian Neo-Aramaic or simply Assyrian (ܣܘܪܝܬ or ܣܘܪܬ Sūreṯ), also known as Syriac, Eastern Syriac and Neo-Syriac, is an Aramaic language within the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family that is spoken by the Assyrian people.

The various Assyrian dialects descend from Old Aramaic, the lingua franca in the later phase of the Assyrian Empire, which slowly displaced the. Neo-Aramaic Dialect Studies by Geoffrey Khan,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Geoffrey Khan.

Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies This series contains monographs and edited collections relating to the modern dialects of Aramaic, including linguistic studies and grammatical descriptions of the dialects, as well as the literature of the Christian and Jewish communities that speak them.

View as Grid List. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies General European Loanwords in the Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of.

The Neo-Aramaic or Modern Aramaic languages are varieties of Aramaic, that are spoken vernaculars from the medieval to modern era that evolved out of Imperial Aramaic via Middle Aramaic dialects, around AD (conventional date).

[citation needed]The term strictly excludes those Aramaic languages that are used only as literary, sacred or classical languages today (for example, Targumic. 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 Am dya (a.k.a Amadiya) in modern-day northern Iraq.

No native speakers of this dialect remain in situ. They, along with the other Jewish communities of the Kurdish region, had all left by The majority went to Israel, where their numbers have.

This volume contains a collection of papers presented at the workshop on various aspects of the grammar of Neo-Aramaic, with special attention to the North Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialect group. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available. Studies in Neo-Aramaic. Wolfhart Heinrichs.

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Scholars Press Kurdistan linguistic loanwords Ma'lula Maclean Macuch Mandaic Mansour manuscript marra masculine Midyat miSwin Mossoul Mosul Na'omi nena Neo-Aramaic Dialect Neo-Aramaic languages Nestorian neusyrischen.

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The Aramaic language has continued to be spoken in various dialects down to modern times. Many of these dialects, however, are now endangered due to political events in the Middle East over the last hundred years. This work, in three volumes, presents a description of one such endangered neo-Aramaic dialect, that of the Assyrian Christian community of the Barwar region in northern Iraq.

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This book describes the dialect of the Jewish community of the town of Koy Sanjaq in eastern Iraqi Kurdistan which is now spoken only by approximately elderly people in Israel and is heading towards extinction.

The dialect, which until now has remained virtually univestigated, displays the typical features of the Jewish NeoAramaic dialects east of the Greater Zab river, e.g.

the shift of. Garbell, Irene The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Persian Azerbaijan Linguistic Analysis and Folkloristic Texts.

SKU (ISBN): This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Urmi in north-western Iran. The Jews left Urmi in the s and now the dialect is virtually extinct.

The few surviving speakers live, for the most part, in Israel. It is part of the Brill series "Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics," which hosts a number of important contributions to the field, such as the four-volume The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of the Assyrian Christians of Urmi by Geoffrey Khan (vol.

86, ), Comparative Lexical Studies in Neo-Mandaic by Hezy Mutzafi (vol. 73, ), The Jewish.Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi at NEO-ARAMAIC, general name for the various branches of spoken Aramaic, both western and groups of dialects are known.

The first includes the dialects of Maʿlūla, a continuation of the western branch of Middle Aramaic, spoken by Christians and Muslims in three villages about 60 km.

(38 mi.) north of Damascus.