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Date: 03-Dec-2015
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Subject: Journal of Jewish Languages Vol. 3, No. 1-2 (2015)
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Publisher: Brill

Journal Title: Journal of Jewish Languages
Volume Number: 3
Issue Number: 1-2
Issue Date: 2015

Subtitle: Language Contact and the Development of Modern Hebrew

Main Text:

Special Issue
Language Contact and the Development of Modern Hebrew
Guest Editor
Edit Doron


Obituary: Joshua A. (“Shikl”) Fishman (1926–2015)
Sarah Bunin Benor and Ofra Tirosh-Becker


Foreword: The Journal of Jewish Languages’ First Thematic Volume 3
Sarah Bunin Benor and Ofra Tirosh-Becker


Introduction: Language Contact and the Development of Modern Hebrew
Edit Doron

Clausal predicates

The Usual Suspects: Slavic, Yiddish, and the Accusative Existentials and Possessives in Modern Hebrew
Moshe Taube

Predicate Nominal Sentences with the Hebrew ze and Its Russian Counterpart eto
Olga Kagan

Bleached Verbs as Aspectual Auxiliaries in Colloquial Modern Hebrew and Arabic Dialects
Ophira Gamliel and Abed al-Rahman Mar’i

Verbal Predicate Fronting in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish
Isaac L. Bleaman

Circumstantial versus Depictive Secondary Predicates in Literary Hebrew—The Influence of Yiddish and Russian
Keren Dubnov

Clausal Periphery

Modern Hebrew še- and Judeo-Spanish ke- (que-) in Independent Modal Constructions
Ora (Rodrigue) Schwarzwald and Sigal Shlomo

Modern-Hebrew lama-še Interrogatives and Their Judeo-Spanish Origins
Itamar Francez

Colloquial Modern Hebrew Doubly-marked Interrogatives and Contact with Arabic and Neo-Aramaic Dialects
Samir Khalaily and Edit Doron

The Right Periphery in Colloquial Hebrew: Modality and Language Contact Driven Effects
Yael Ziv

Patterns of Dislocation: Judeo-Arabic Syntactic Influence on Modern Hebrew
Yehudit Henshke


Superfluous Negation in Modern Hebrew and Its Origins
Aynat Rubinstein, Ivy Sichel, and Avigail Tsirkin-Sadan

From Negative Polarity to Negative Concord—Slavic Footprints in the Diachronic Change of Hebrew meʔuma, klum, and šum davar
Einat-Haya Keren

Lexical Values

The Sudden Disappearance of Nitpael and the Rise of Hitpael in Modern Hebrew, and the Role of Yiddish in the Process
Shira Wigderson

Substrate Sources and Internal Evolution of Prescriptively Unwarranted Comitative Complements in Modern Hebrew
Yishai Neuman

Inheritance and Slavic Contact in the Polysemy of bixlal
Avigail Tsirkin-Sadan

The Expression of Material Constitution in Revival Hebrew
Chanan Ariel

Noun-Phrase Structure

What Is New in the NP-Strategy for Expressing Reciprocity in Modern Hebrew and What Are Its Origins?
Elitzur A. Bar-Asher Siegal

The Evolution of the Structure of Free Relative Clauses in Modern Hebrew: Internal Development and Contact Language Influence
Miri Bar-Ziv Levy and Vera Agranovsky

The Impact of Contact Languages on the Grammaticalization of the Modern Hebrew Superlative
Yael Reshef

The Impact of Contact Languages on the Degrammaticalization of the Hebrew Definite Article
Edit Doron and Irit Meir

Internal Development

The Nature and Diachrony of Hebrew Quality Pseudo-Partitives: Are They a Calque from the Contact Languages?
Nimrod Shatil

Reconsidering the Emergence of Non-core Dative Constructions in Modern Hebrew
Elitzur A. Bar-Asher Siegal and Nora Boneh


A Constructional Idiom in Modern Hebrew: The Influence of English on a Native Hebrew Collocation
Malka Rappaport Hovav

When the Construction Is Axla, Everything Is Axla: A Case of Combined Lexical and Structural Borrowing from Arabic to Hebrew
Roey J. Gafter and Uri Horesh

Author Index

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Hebrew, Ancient (hbo)
                            Ladino (lad)
                            Neo-Aramaic, Assyrian (aii)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Ukrainian (ukr)
                            Yiddish, Eastern (ydd)
                            Yiddish, Western (yih)

Language Family(ies): Slavic

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