A Dictionary of the Dialects of Vernacular Syriac: As Spoken by the Eastern Syrians of Kurdistan, North-west Persia, and the Plain of Mosul : with Illustrations from the Dialects of the Jews of Zakhu and Azerbaijan, and of the Western Syrians of Tur 'Abdin and Ma'lula
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Acts affixes Agent arab arith Ashitha Azerbaijan batman caus chald coll conj dialect Dist Ethp Ethpa Eucharist fern foil Garz Gawar gram grape hence horse interj intr Jaoa jiso Josh kurd Kurdistan Lerch letter Lidz Ma'l man's name metath Mosul Mussulman noun numbering oneself onomat oxytone Parisot xii perh pers Persia person Phrases prec prep pron proparox rarely Sachau sing Socin sometimes subs Syriac Terg Tergawar thing Tiari turk Urmi usually verb viii vowel woman's name words xvii xviii
Page 336 - BEFORE THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELOW. NON-RECEIPT OP OVERDUE NOTICES DOES NOT EXEMPT ThE BORROWER
Page x - The village of Anhar in the plain of Urmi, near Tergawar, is also a colony from Tiari, and retains several Tiari peculiarities of language, grafted on the Urmi speech.
Page 41 - a musk melon, so called because it is ripened by being buried in hot earth while still growing.
Page xii - languages it is not necessarily meant that that form is the immediate parent of the Syriac word, or that that form is not itself derived from some other tongue, but merely that it occurs in the language named.
Page x - Over these districts the Turks exercise little more than a nominal sway, and the soldiers seldom penetrate
Page xxiii - nouns ending in a closed syllable with short Zlama lengthen the vowel in the plural, as
Page ix - dialect (Group II), as is also that of the small plain of
Page 192 - veil worn by the deacon who holds the paten while the priest communicates the people