This introduction to Palestinian Jewish Aramaic presupposes a general
knowledge of Hebrew and some other Semitic language, such as Syriac or
Arabic. It is intended primarily to equip students of the Targums and the
Aramaic portions of the Palestinian Talmud and Midrashim, and to provide a
help to the study of the Aramaic elements contained in the writing (from the
preface, p. 3).
The grammar contains chapters on orthography, nominal morphology (pronouns.
interrogatives, demonstratives, declensions), verbal morphology (stems, tenses,
infinitives, participles). (Re-edition; originally published 1924 in Oxford; written in