Yiddish: A Linguistic Introduction

Yiddish: A Linguistic Introduction

by Neil G. Jacobs
     
 

ISBN-10: 052177215X

ISBN-13: 9780521772150

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This broad yet comprehensive introduction provides an authoritative overview of all aspects of Yiddish language and linguistics. As well as looking at key features of its syntax, phonology, and morphology, Neil G. Jacobs discusses its history, its dialectology, and the sociolinguistic issues surrounding it. Presenting linguistic data in a way that is compatible with…  See more details below

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This broad yet comprehensive introduction provides an authoritative overview of all aspects of Yiddish language and linguistics. As well as looking at key features of its syntax, phonology, and morphology, Neil G. Jacobs discusses its history, its dialectology, and the sociolinguistic issues surrounding it. Presenting linguistic data in a way that is compatible with general theoretical issues, this volume will be welcomed by scholars of general linguistics, German linguistics, and Jewish studies alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521772150
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2History9
3Dialectology57
4Phonology90
5Morphology154
6Syntax223
7Sociolinguistics264

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