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Name: Tamar  Zewi
Institution: University of Haifa
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Homepage: http://research.haifa.ac.il/~tzewi/
State and/or Country: Israel   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Hebrew, Ancient
Language Family(ies): Semitic
Selected Publications: Zewi, Tamar. 1999. A Syntactical Study of Verbal Forms Affixed by -n(n) Endings in Classical Arabic, Biblical Hebrew, El-Amarna Akkadian and Ugaritic.(Alter Orient und Altes Testament 260). M√ľnster: Ugarit-Verlag. 211pp.

Zewi, Tamar. 2007. Parenthesis in Biblical Hebrew. (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics 50). Leiden: Brill. 201pp.


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