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English - Neo-Aramaic Dictionary


Dialects of the Jews of Zakho, Nerwa, Amidya and Dehok (North-West Kurdistan)


Based on Sabar's 2002 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.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-4144-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Mar 9,2020
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 145
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-4632-4144-5
$55.50
$44.40
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Based on Sabar's 2002 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.

Based on Sabar's 2002 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.

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Contributor Biography

Yona Sabar

Yona Sabar is a Kurdish Jewish scholar, linguist and researcher. He is professor emeritus of Hebrew at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a native speaker of Northeastern Neo-Aramaic and has published more than 90 research articles about Jewish Neo-Aramaic and the folklore of the Kurdish Jews.

Table of Contents (v)
Foreword (vii)
Some Semantic and Lexical Observations (ix)
List of Abbreviations (xiii)
English—Neo-Aramaic Dictionary (1)

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