The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect Of Urmi

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect Of Urmi

by Geoffrey Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593334257

ISBN-13: 9781593334253

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Gorgias Press

This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Urmi in north-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,

Overview

This volume presents a description of the Neo-Aramaic dialect that was spoken by the Jews of Urmi in north-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:
9781593334253
Publisher:
Gorgias Press
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
646
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.56(d)

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