Comparative Semitic Linguistics: A Manual

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Eisenbrauns, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 269 pages
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Contents

Basics of Descriptive Linguistics
3
Phonology
5
SEMIVOWELS
7
TYPE OF CLOSURE
8
VOICING
9
RELEASE
10
Phonemics
11
Morphophonemics
12
Ugaritic
79
Hebrew
80
Classical Arabic
82
Egyptian Arabic
84
Geez
86
Tigre
88
Jibbali
90
Coptic
91

Morphology and Syntax
14
Words
15
Word Marking
16
Phrases
17
Hierarchy
18
A General Introduction to the Semitic Language Family
19
Internal Relationships
20
External Relationships
21
An Outline of Comparative Linguistics
23
Assumptions and Techniques of Diachronic Linguistics
24
The Linguistic List
26
Skewing
30
Lexicostatistics Some Alternatives
34
The Swadesh 200Word Basic Vocabulary List
40
Linguistic Reconstruction Comparative and Internal
41
Phonology
42
Lexicon
47
Semantics
49
ComparativeInternal Reconstruction
52
Various LessCommon Techniques
56
Geographic Analysis
57
Cultural Reconstruction
60
Onward and Beyond
61
Evading the Triconsonantal Root
62
Ebla and What Next?
65
Conclusion
67
Phonology
68
Old Babylonian
69
Urmi
70
Hebrew
71
Egyptian Arabic
72
Tigre
73
Morphology Nouns and Pronouns
74
Old Babylonian
75
Syriac
76
Urmi
78
Ghadamsi
92
Morphology Verbs
94
Old Babylonian
95
Syriac
98
Urmi
100
Ugaritic
101
Hebrew
102
Classical Arabic
104
Egyptian Arabic
107
Geez
109
Tigre
111
Jibbali
113
Coptic
115
Ghadamsi
117
Bibliography
119
Akkadian
121
Canaanite
122
Ethiopic
123
Modern South Arabian
124
Cognates and Skewed Reflexes Exercises 2 and 3
127
PairReferenced Lexicostatistics and Subgrouping Exercises 4
130
NormReferenced and PairReferenced Lexicostatistics Exercises 5 16 13 and 19
143
Diglossia and Language Contact Exercise 17
153
Isoglosses Exercise 18
161
Berber and Semitic Exercise 21
222
ProtoSemitic A Exercise 25
232
Wordlist I ProtoSemitic B Exercise 25
233
Classical Semitic Scripts
251
Abjads
252
Hebrew
254
Arabic
255
Ethiopic
257
Akkadian
258
Languages of Glosses
261
Glosses
263
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