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Corpus of Soqotri oral literature

Author: Naumkin, V. V. ; ; V V Naumkin; Leonid Efimovich Kogan
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.
Series: Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, v. 76.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Corpus of Soqotri Oral Literature is a unique source of grammatical, lexical and folkloristic data about the extremely archaic, yet heavily understudied, Modern South Arabian language Soqotri (island Soqotra, Gulf of Aden, Yemen).
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Corpus of Soqotri oral literature
(DLC) 2014026677
(OCoLC)880237946
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naumkin, V. V. ; ; V V Naumkin; Leonid Efimovich Kogan
ISBN: 9789004278400 9004278400
OCLC Number: 895661614
Description: 1 online resource (volumes)
Contents: Preface; Arabic Preface; Abbreviations of Lexicographic Tools; Introduction; The Texts; Text 1. The FaithfulWife; Text 2. The Story of the Makon; Text 3. Rehabhen of the Tribe di-Kishen; Text 4. The Moon Bears Witness Against the Murderers; Text 5. A Boy Sets His Parents on the Straight and Narrow; Text 6. Picking Out a Husband for One's Daughter; Text 7. A Merciful Woman and Diheko; Text 8. di-ˀIzḥ̂amítin; Text 9. Hịmbóbe; Text 10. Tạwíse; Text 11. A Grandfather's Advice on Goats; Text 12. A Crazy Tourist; Text 13. A Woman Prefers a Billy Goat; Text 14. The Goat with One Teat Text 15. The Mindless ManText 16. ˁÁľi bótˁiľ; Text 17. A Wise Man's Son; Text 18. A Jinni's Kiss; Text 19. Two Brothers a Woman Divides; Text 20. A Mother's Advice to Her Sleeping Baby (a Lullaby); Text 21. A Wondrous Palm; Text 22. A True Friend; Text 23. A Prayer for Rain; Text 24. A Snake from Tuda; Text 25. Ambergris from the Snake; Text 26. A Chaste Woman; Text 27. The Sultan Who Learned the Fear of God; Text 28. A Bone That Kills; Text 29. A Man in Times of Drought; Text 30. The Pernicious Botfly; Appendices; Three Glossed Texts; Glossary; List of Plates; Plates; Bibliography
Series Title: Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, v. 76.
Responsibility: corpus editor, Vitaly Naumkin ; volume editor, Leonid Kogan ; with the contribution of 'Isa Gum'an al-Da'rhi, Ahmed 'Isa al-Da'rhi, Dmitry Cherkashin, Maria Bulakh, Ekaterina Vizirova.

Abstract:

The Corpus of Soqotri Oral Literature is a unique source of grammatical, lexical and folkloristic data about the extremely archaic, yet heavily understudied, Modern South Arabian language Soqotri (island Soqotra, Gulf of Aden, Yemen).

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