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Journal Title: Journal of Semitic Studies
Volume/Issue:   59 / 1
Date: 2014
Table of Contents: Journal of Semitic Studies

Read Volume 59, Issue 1 online now: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/5821/1

Articles include:

The Word for ‘One’ in Proto-Semitic
Aren Wilson-Wright

Clause Linking Strategies in the Narrative and Instructional Discourse of Joseph's Speech in Gen. 45:3–15
Bo Isaksson

Hebrew Śôm Śekel (Neh. 8:8) in Light of Aramaic and Akkadian
Uri Gabbay

The Pronoun in Tripartite Verbless Clauses in Biblical Hebrew: Resumption for Left-Dislocation or Pronominal Copula?
Robert D. Holmstedt and Andrew R. Jones

Towards a Textual History and Reconstruction of Alexander of Aphrodisias's Treatise On the Principles of the Universe
Silvia Fazzo and Mauro Zonta

Further Notes on the Word Ṣibgha in Qurʾān 2:138
Sean W. Anthony

Two Archaic Poetic Compositions in Soqotri: 1905–1981–2012
Vltaly Naumkin, Leonid Kogan, Dmitry Cherkashin, Aḥmad ʿĪsā ad-Daʿrhī, and ʿĪsa Gumʿān Ad-Daʿrhī

The Phonology of ‘Idle Glottis’ Consonants in the Mehri of Oman (Modern South Arabian)
Sabrina Bendjaballah and Philippe Ségéral

Read now: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/5821/1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Phonology
Pragmatics
Syntax
Typology
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
English
French
Greek, Ancient
Hebrew, Ancient
Italian
Soqotri
Syriac, Classical
Akkadian
Aramaic, Official
Mehri
Language Family(ies): East Semitic
West Semitic
 
LL Issue: 25.1414