The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Barwar

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BRILL, 2008 - Social Science - 1 pages
This work, in three volumes, presents a detailed description the neo-Aramaic dialect of the Assyrian Christian community of the Barwar region in northern Iraq, which is now endangered. Volume one contains a description of the grammar of the dialect. Volume two contains an extensive glossary. Volume three contains transcriptions of recorded texts
 

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Contents

PHONOLOGY
26
chapter one consonants
29
Chapter Two Vowels
63
Chapter Three Consonant Gemination
95
Chapter Four Syllable Structure
105
Chapter Five Word Stress
123
Chapter Six Stress Groups
133
Chapter Seven Pronouns
141
Dawiğ Adam Dure
1635
Dawiğ Adam
1639
Dawiğ Adam
1655
Dawiğ Adam Dure
1671
Dawiğ
1711
Dawiğ
1731
Dawiğ
1753
B6nyam6n
1770

Chapter Eight Verbs
155
Chapter Nine Verb Paradigms
299
Chapter Ten Nouns
309
Chapter Eleven Adjectives
407
Chapter Twelve Numerals
421
Chapter Thirteen Particles
429
Chapter Fourteen The Syntax of Nominals
449
Chapter Fifteen The Syntax of Verbs
569
Chapter Sixteen The Syntax of Prepositions
791
Chapter Seventeen The Clause
823
Chapter Eighteen Clause Sequences
909
Chapter Nineteen Syntactic Subordination of Clauses
951
Chapter Twenty Remarks on the Lexicon
1029
Chapter TwentyOne Semantic Fields
1041
Glossary of Verbs
1103
General Glossary
1213
VOLUME THREE
iii
STORIES
x
Yuw6l YuÜanna
1501
YuÜanna Dure
1507
Yuw6l YuÜanna Dure
1523
Yuw6l YuÜanna
1531
Nan6s B6nyam6n
1538
Yuwar6š
1568
Yuwar6š Xošba Kena Dure
1575
Yuwar6š Xošba
1581
Yuwar6š Xošba
1601
Dawiğ Adam
1629
Mišayel Bar6m
1785
Awiko Sulaqa
1800
Barwari nNune
1813
Gw6rg6s Dawiğ
1827
Xošebo Odišo nNune
1835
Xošebo
1845
Fables
1850
nNune
1851
Nawiya Odišo
1857
Dawiğ Adam
1863
The Qaina Legend
1867
History and Culture
1880
Yuw6l YuÜanna
1881
Dawiğ Adam
1889
Gw6rg6s Bakus
1891
Nanis B6nyam6n
1897
B6nyam6n B6nyam6n
1979
Dawiğ Adam Dure
1993
Bibe B6nyam6n
2001
Bibe
2010
Naze Israyel
2019
Odišo nwiya D5r6ške
2045
Dawiğ Adam Dure
2055
Gw6rg6s Bakus
2065
Songs
2110
Riddles and Proverbs
2158
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Geoffrey Khan, Ph.D. (1984) in Semitic languages, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, is professor of Semitic Philology at the University of Cambridge. He was awarded the Lidzbarski Gold Medal for Semitic Philology in 2004. His extensive publications in the field include full grammars of the neo-Aramaic dialects of Arbel, Qaraqosh and Suleimaniyya.