The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect Of Sanandaj

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect Of Sanandaj

by Geoffrey Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 160724134X

ISBN-13: 9781607241348

Pub. Date: 10/01/2009

Publisher: Gorgias Press

This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Sanandaj in western Iran, but which is now virtually extinct. The material for the volume was gathered firsthand in fieldwork conducted with the last remaining speakers in Israel. The volume consists of a detailed grammatical description, a corpus of transcribed texts,…  See more details below

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This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Sanandaj in western Iran, but which is now virtually extinct. The material for the volume was gathered firsthand in fieldwork conducted with the last remaining speakers in Israel. The volume consists of a detailed grammatical description, a corpus of transcribed texts, including folktales, historical accounts and portrayals of customs, and an extensive glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607241348
Publisher:
Gorgias Press
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.56(d)

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