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Linguistic convergence and areal diffusion : case studies from Iranian, Semitic and Turkic

Author: Éva Ágnes Csató; Bo Isaksson; Carina Jahani
Publisher: London ; New York Routledge 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first of its kind in the field of Iranian, Semitic and Turkic contact linguistics, and provides a summary of the present results of this dynamic field of research. The authors are outstanding scholars engaged in the study of language varieties spoken in 'convergence areas' in which speakers are multilingual in languages of at least two but sometimes three language families. Many of the contributions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Konferenzschrift
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Éva Ágnes Csató; Bo Isaksson; Carina Jahani
ISBN: 9781138979871 1138979872 9780415308045 0415308046
OCLC Number: 964064227
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043764127
Notes: First issued in paperback.
Description: ix, 373 Seiten
Contents: List of Contributors Preface Introduction 1. Converging Codes in Iranian, Semitic and Turkic Part 1: Iranian Languages 2. Iranian as Buffer Zone Between the Universal Typologies of Turkic and Semitic 3. Semitic in Iranian: Written, Read and Spoken Language 4. The Glottal Plosive: A Phoneme in Spoken Modern Persian or Not? 5. Lexical Areas and Semantic Fields of Arabic Loanwords in Persian and Beyond 6. Central Asian Arabic; The Irano-Arabic Dynamics of a New Perfect Part 2: Semitic Languages 7. Linguistics Contacts in Central Asia 8. Uzbekistan Arabic: A Languages Created by Semitic-Iranian-Turkic Linguistic Convergence 9. Bukhara Arabic: A Metatypized Dialect of Arabic in Central Asia 10. On the Arabic of Arabkhane in Eastern Iran 11. Persian and Turkish Loans in the Arabic Dialects of North Eastern Arabia 12. New Linguistic Data from the Sason Area in Anatolia 13. The Turkish Contribution to the Arabic Lexicon Part 3: Turkic Languages 14. Bilateral Code Copying in Eastern Persian and South-Eastern Turkic 15. Some Notes on 'Mixed' Written Western Oghuz Turkic 16. Traces of Turki-yi Acemi in Pietro della Valle's Turkish Grammar (1620) 17. Iranian Influences in Sonqor Turkic 18. On Copying in Kashkay 19. Modal Constructions in Turkic of Iran 20. The Strange Case of Ottoman 21. Adverbial Clauses in an Old Ottoman Turkish Interlinear Version of the Koran 22. Right-Branching vs. Left-Branching Subordinate Clauses in 16th Century Ottoman Historical Texts: Haphazard Use or Stylistic Device? 23. Some Remarks on the Phonological Status of Greek Loanwords in Anatolian Turkish Dialects Part 4: Other Perspectives 24. Convergence of Languages on the East African Coast 25. Vowel Harmony - Areal or Genetic?
Responsibility: edited by Éva Ágnes Csató, Bo Isaksson and Carina Jahani.

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The volume in the field of Iranian, Semitic and Turkic contact linguistics, is the first of its kind, providing a summary of the present results of this dynamic field of research.  Read more...

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