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Translating religion : linguistic analysis of Judeo-Arabic sacred texts from Egypt

Author: Benjamin H Hary
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval, t. 38.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies the translation of Jews sacred texts, known as the shar, into Judeo-Arabic in Egypt in the 18th and 19th centuries. This book places Judeo-Arabic on the Jewish linguistic spectrum, traces its history, and offers insights to the spoken variety of Egyptian Judeo-Arabic, which set it apart from other Arabic dialects.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hary, Benjamin H.
Translating religion.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
(DLC) 2009003328
(OCoLC)302342706
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin H Hary
ISBN: 9789047444374 904744437X 9789004173828 900417382X 1282603159 9781282603158
OCLC Number: 593341959
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 360 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication --
Table of Contents --
List of Figures and Tables --
Preface --
Technical Notes --
Introduction --
Part I --
Judeo-Arabic: The Language of Arabic-Speaking Jews --
Chapter One 8211; The Jewish Linguistic Spectrum --
The Sociolinguistics of Jewish Varieties --
Issues of Terminology --
The Emergence and Development of Jewish Varieties --
Crossing Religious Boundaries --
The Characteristics of Jewish Varieties --
A List of Jewish Varieties --
Chapter Two 8211; Judeo-Arabic within the Jewish Linguistic Spectrum --
An Overview of Judeo-Arabic --
The History of Judeo-Arabic --
The Structure of Judeo-Arabic --
The Judeo-Arabic Continuum --
The Diachronic Development of Judeo-Arabic Continuglossia --
The Current State of Judeo-Arabic --
Chapter Three 8211; The Translation of Sacred Texts into Judeo-Arabic (the 353;arh) --
Translation and Issues of Sacredness --
The Translator's Dilemma --
The Development of the 353;arh --
The Cairo Collection --
Previous Studies on the 353;arh --
The Framework for the Linguistic Analysis of the 353;arh --
Head-to-Toe Scanning --
The Translation Continuum --
The Work of the 353;arhan --
Chapter Four 8211; Spoken Egyptian Judeo-Arabic: The Evidence from the 353;arh Texts --
Spoken Egyptian Judeo-Arabic 8212; An Introduction --
Methodology --
1. Phonetics and Phonology --
2. Morphology --
3. Syntax --
4. Lexicon --
5. Summary of Colloquial Features of Spoken Egyptian Judeo-Arabic --
Chapter Five 8211; Additional Linguistic Issues of the 353;arh Tradition --
Issue One: Pseudocorrections --
Issue Two: The Theoretical Background of the Use of Hebrew and Aramaic Components in Judeo-Arabic --
Issue Three: The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon in the 353;ur363;h --
Summary --
Part II --
A Linguistic Model of the Judeo-Arabic Translations of the Sared Texts --
Chapter Six 8211; Applying the Model --
Introductory Notes --
Methodological Notes --
Dynamic Literal/Interpretive Linguistic Tension: Complex Cases --
Calque Translations --
The Organization of the Examples --
Chapter Seven 8211; The Phrase and the Word Levels --
Word-for-Word Translation --
Word Order: Syntactic Adaptation --
Word Order: Adverbs --
Word Order: Numerals --
Lexicon: Semantic Considerations --
Lexicon: Sound/Appearance Considerations --
Chapter Eight 8211; The Morphosyntactic Level --
Negation: Nominal --
Negation: Verbal --
Prepositions --
Coordinating Particles and Conjunctions --
Conditional Particles --
Independent Personal Pronouns --
Pronominal Suffixes --
Relative Pronouns --
Demonstrative Pronouns --
Interrogative Pronouns and Particles --
Verb Conjugation: Infinitives --
Verb Conjugation: Finite Verbs --
Cases: Accusative --
Cases: Directional --
Definiteness --
Agreement: Number --
Agreement: Gender --
Tense and Aspect --
Mood --
Voice: Passive --
Numerals with Counted Nouns --
Chapter Nine 8211; The Segment Level --
Assimilation --
Emphatization and Deemphatization --
Elision --
Orthographic Marking of the Glides --
Diacritic Marks --
Hebrew-Influenced Orthography --
Summary --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval, t. 38.
Responsibility: by Benjamin H. Hary.

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