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Books: Proceedings of the Oslo-Austin Workshop in Semitic Linguistics: Edzard, Huehnergard (eds.)

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Date: 04-Dec-2014
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Subject: Proceedings of the Oslo-Austin Workshop in Semitic Linguistics: Edzard, Huehnergard (eds.)
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Title: Proceedings of the Oslo-Austin Workshop in Semitic Linguistics
Subtitle: Oslo, May 23 and 24, 2013
Series Title: Abhandlungen fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes 88
Published: 2014
Publisher: ISD, Distributor of Scholarly Books
                http://www.isdistribution.com

Book URL: http://www.isdistribution.com/BookDetail.aspx?aId=54446

Editor: Lutz Edzard
Editor: John Huehnergard
Paperback: ISBN: 9783447102278 Pages: 162 Price: U.S. $ 72
Abstract:

The present volume is based on a selection of papers delivered at the "Oslo-Austin Workshop in Semitic Linguistics" on May 23 and 24, 2013. The topics covered include "Reanalysis and new roots: an Akkadian perspective" (John Huehnergard), "The morphosyntax of nominal antecedents in Semitic, and an innovation in Arabic" (Na'ama Pat-El), "Transitivity and the binyanim" (Oyvind Bjoru), "The b-imperfect once again: typological and diachronic perspectives" (Jan Retsö), "The main line of a biblical Hebrew narrative and what to do with two perfective grams" (Bo Isaksson), "Finiteness as manifested by grounding and deixis: Amharic (Semitic) and Sidaama (Cushitic)" (Kjell Magne Yri), "Hebrew and Hebrew-Yiddish terms and expressions in contemporary German: some (socio-)linguistic observations" (Lutz Edzard), and "Muhamed Hevai Uskufi Bosnevi's 1631 work Makbul-i 'arif from a Turcological perspective: the state of the art" (Silje Susanne Alvestad). (Harrassowitz Verlag 2014).

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Typology

Subject Language(s): Akkadian (akk)
                            Amharic (amh)
                            Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Hebrew, Ancient (hbo)
                            Sidamo (sid)
                            Yiddish, Eastern (ydd)
                            Yiddish, Western (yih)
Language Family(ies): Semitic

Written In: English (eng)

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