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Comparative semitic linguistics : a manual

Author: Patrick R Bennett
Publisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2004, ©1998.
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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick R Bennett
ISBN: 1575060213 9781575060217
OCLC Number: 787653677
Description: xii, 269 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: List of TablesList of ExercisesShukranTo the ReaderPart 1: Basics of Descriptive LinguisiticsWhat's in a Name?PhonologyPhoneticsPhonemicsMorphophonemicsTranscriptionMorphology and SyntaxMorphemesWordsWord MakingPhrasesClausesHierarchyPart 2: A General Introduction to the Semitic Language FamilyWhat Is a Semitic Language?Internal RelationshipsExternal RelationshipsPart 3: An Outline of Comparative LinguisticsSources and Their UseAssumptions and Techniques of Diachronic LinguisticsThe Linguistic ListCognacy and RegularitySkewingPart 4: Lexicostatistics: Some AlternativesAppendix: The Swadesh 200-Word Basic Vocabulary ListPart 5: Linguistic Reconstruction: Comparative and InternalComparative Reconstruction: PhonologyComparative Reconstruction: LexiconComparative Reconstruction: SemanticsInternal ReconstructionComparative/Internal ReconstructionPart 6: Various Less-Common TechniquesLoan AnalysisGeographic AnalysisCultural ReconstructionPart 7: Onward and BeyondSemitic and AfroasiaticEvading the Triconsonantal RootEbla and What Next?ConclusionParadigms A: PhonologyProto-SemiticOld BabylonianSyriacUrmiUgariticHebrewClassical ArabicEgyptian ArabicGe'ezTigreJibbaliParadigms B: Morphology: Nouns and PronounsOld BabylonianSyriacUrmiUgariticHebrewClassical ArabicEgyptian ArabicGe'ezTigreJibbaliCopticGhadamsiParadigms C: Morphology: VerbsOld BabylonianSyriacUrmiUgariticHebrewClassical ArabicEgyptian ArabicGe'ezTigreJibbaliCopticGhadamsiBibliographyGeneral Semitic and AfroasiaticAkkadianArabicAramaicCanaaniteEthiopicModern South ArabianOld South ArabianWritingWordlist A: Cognates and Skewed ReflexesWordlist B: Pair-Referenced Lexicostatistics and SubgroupingWordlist C: Norm-Referenced and Pair-Referenced LexicostatisticsWordlist D: Diglossia and Language ContactWordlist E: IsoglossesWordlist F: Berber and SemiticWordlist G: Proto-Semitic AWordlist H: Proto-Semitic BWordlist I: Proto-Semitic CAppendix: Classical Semitic Scripts, by Peter T. DanielsA Bit of HistoryAbjadsHebrewSyriacArabicMalteseEthiopicAkkadianIndex 1: Languages of GlossesIndex 2: Glosses
Responsibility: Patrick R. Bennett.


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