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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Clarendon, 1901 - Syriac language, Modern - 334 pages
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Page 336 - BEFORE THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELOW. NON-RECEIPT OP OVERDUE NOTICES DOES NOT EXEMPT ThE BORROWER
Page ix - in Turkey, a high tableland to the west of the Perso-Turkish frontier. This plain and the district round Qudshanis are called ‘Rayat' or Subject, being entirely under the direct government of the Turks.
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
Page ix - district, from the large village of that name, close to the Lake of Urmi;

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