A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic: The Dialect of the Jews of Arbel

A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic: The Dialect of the Jews of Arbel

by Geoffrey Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004115102

ISBN-13: 9789004115101

Pub. Date: 06/08/1999

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Being direct descendants of the Aramaic spoken by the Jews in antiquity, the still spoken Jewish Neo-Aramaic dialects of Kurdistan deserve special and vivid interest. Geoffrey Khan’s A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic is a unique record of one of these dialects, now on the verge of extinction. The transcribed texts in this volume record folktales and accounts of

Overview

Being direct descendants of the Aramaic spoken by the Jews in antiquity, the still spoken Jewish Neo-Aramaic dialects of Kurdistan deserve special and vivid interest. Geoffrey Khan’s A Grammar of Neo-Aramaic is a unique record of one of these dialects, now on the verge of extinction. The transcribed texts in this volume record folktales and accounts of customs, traditions and experiences of the Jews of Kurdistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004115101
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/08/1999
Series:
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East Series, #47
Pages:
586
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.70(d)

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