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.
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The papers in this book describe and analyze rara in individual
languages, covering an extraordinarily broad geographic distribution,
including papers about languages from all over the globe. The range of
theoretical subjects discussed shows an enormous breadth, ranging
from phonology through word formation, lexical semantics to syntax
and even some sociolinguistics.