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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Aaron  D. Rubin
Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/a/d/adr10/
State and/or Country: PA
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Hebrew, Ancient
Aramaic, Official
Arabic, Andalusian
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Mehri Language of Oman
 A Brief Introduction to the Semitic Languages
 The Jibbali (Shaḥri) Language of Oman
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Mehri Language of Oman

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