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The syntax of neo-Aramaic

Eran Cohen

The syntax of neo-Aramaic

the Jewish dialect of Zakho

by Eran Cohen

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern Syriac language,
  • Dialects,
  • Grammar,
  • Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Eran Cohen
    SeriesGorgias neo-Aramaic studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5802 .C64 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25317034M
    LC Control Number2012018425

    Four Volumes: Vol. 1 Grammar: Phonology and Morphology. Vol. 2 Grammar: Syntax. Vol. 3 Lexical Studies and Dictionary. Vol. 4 Texts. 3. Neo-Aramaic antonymous adjectives. Unlike other Semitic languages, viz., Arabic and Hebrew, Neo-Aramaic [2] dialects of Iraqi Christians have not received the required scholarly attention to survive the looming extinction. However, I must admit that there is an extensive literature on Neo-Aramaic.

      The book begins with an introduction to the history of the dialect, its physical setting, and earlier work dealing with it. The grammatical portion of the work follows the normal organization for grammars of Neo-Aramaic, beginning with a description of the sounds of the dialect, listing the phonemes and describing the phonetic realization of each. In summary, the Aramaic of this book was deliberate and had a twofold purpose: (1) the Aramaic provided a perfect chiasm to the parallel Hebrew portions of the text; and (2) the Aramaic was direct special divine revelation to the Gentiles, who spoke Aramaic. A third purpose now appears evident: the arrangement of Aramaic and Hebrew in chiasm.

    syntax. Biblical Aramaic is rather free as regards word order (as opposed to Arabic and Hebrew), e.g., מַלְכָּא חֶלְמָא יֵאמַר ("the king the dream will (shall) tell" – Dan. ). eventually led to an entirely different verbal system in Eastern Aramaic which is in use in Neo-Aramaic still today. The construction was. The North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialects form one of the surviving branches of the Aramaic language family. Extremely diverse, they are or were spoken by Christian and Jewish minorities originating in Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Iran. They have been in intense contact with other languages of the region, most notably Kurdish, but also Arabic, Turkic languages and : Eleanor Coghill.


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The grammar consists of sections on phonology, morphology and syntax, preceded by an introductory chapter examining the position of this dialect in relation to the other known Neo-Aramaic dialects. The transcribed texts record folktales and accounts of customs, traditions and experiences of the Jews of by: "SYNTAX" published on 01 Jan by : Geoffrey Khan.

Get this from a library. The Syntax of Neo-Aramaic: The Jewish Dialect of Zakho. [Eran Cohen]. The Syntax of Neo-Aramaic: The Jewish Dialect of Zakho (Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies 13). Piscataway, nj: Gorgias Press, pages. isbn The Jewish Neo-Aramaic variety of Zakho (jz) deserves special interest not only in its own right, but also on account of the convoluted history of research.

Despite the fact that the dialect has been known for quite some time. 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. Volume 3 contains a study of the lexicon, consisting of a series of. Aramaic (Arāmāyā; Old Aramaic: 𐤀𐤓𐤌𐤉𐤀; Imperial Aramaic: 𐡀𐡓𐡌𐡉𐡀; square script אַרָמָיָא, Classical Syriac: ܐܪܡܝܐ) is the language or group of languages of the ancient region of Syria.

It belongs to the Northwest Semitic group of the Afroasiatic language family, which also includes the Canaanite languages such as Hebrew and form: Old Aramaic (– BC), Middle Aramaic.

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 Geographic distribution: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey and.

The Syntax of Neo-Aramaic: The Jewish Dialect of Zakho. Series:Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies. GORGIAS PRESS ,95 € / $ / £* Add to Cart. eBook (PDF) Publication Date: June Book Book Series.

Frontmatter. Pages i-iv. Download PDF. Based on Sabar's Jewish Neo-Aramaic dictionary, this dictionary serves a functional purpose for readers and scholars who would like to know the Neo-Aramaic vocabulary. It does not include grammatical or semantic details but does include the origin of the words, be it native Old Aramaic, and, in the case of loanwords, the original lending language, Arabic, Kurdish, Persian, Turkish, etc.

The motivating data come largely from the Neo‐Aramaic language Senaya, which clearly illustrates that certain nominals can occupy a position where abstract licensing is unavailable.

1 Introduction In this article, I offer a novel theoretical account of differential object marking (DOM), broadly defined as including both case and agreement Cited by: 8. 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 offers.

The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Barwar (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East)Cited by: 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.

This book demonstrates that Neo-Aramaic dialectology is a mature field of investigation, covering a wide range of dialectal variation, that is firmly rooted in and makes an original contribution to Semitic and general linguistics.

and syntax), a rich corpus in phonological transcription and English translation, and an Aramaic-English and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics: The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Qaraqosh 36 by Geoffrey Khan (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Chaldean Neo-Aramaic is a Semitic languagespoken by the Chaldean Christians in Iraq and aroundthe world. There are many dialects of Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, and in this research, I will be examining ACNA,which is spoken in the town of Alqosh1 in the Plainsof Nineveh in the northern part of Iraq.

Currently, thelanguage is in decline and is understudied. might be incorporated into the syntax. Keywords Neo-Aramaic, syntax, agreement, aspect, last resort Introduction In this paper, I lay out novel data revealing two last resort phenomena in the Neo-Aramaic language Senaya, originally spoken in the city of Sanandaj in Iran.

I show that. PDF | Many Northeastern Neo-Aramaic languages have two distinct strategies for marking perfective aspect, both morphosyntactically restricted in | Find, read and cite all the research you need Author: Laura Kalin.

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Free shipping for many products. Turoyo speakers are currently mostly members of the Syriac Orthodox Church, but there are also Turoyo-speaking members of the Chaldean Catholic Church, especially from the town of Midyat, and of the Assyrian Church of the is also currently spoken in the Assyrian diaspora, although classified as a vulnerable language.

Turoyo is not mutually intelligible with Western Neo-Aramaic having Native to: Turkey, Syria. 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.

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 : Geoffrey Khan.The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Persian Azerbaijan Linguistic Analysis and Folkloristic Texts.

Series:Janua Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information. 3 SYNTAX (). The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Persian Azerbaijan: Linguistic Analysis and.