A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Covering a number of European languages from Portuguese to Hungarian, this
volume includes many new studies of translation patterns using parallel
corpora focusing on particular linguistic features, as well as
broader-ranging contributions on translation 'universals'. Chapter 1sets
the scene by tracing the origins of modern corpus-based studies to earlier
developments in Linguistics.