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  • A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntaxby Bill T. Arnold; John H. Choi

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Defines the syntactical features of the Hebrew Bible, providing examples from the Bible. more...

  • Language Change in Child and Adult Hebrewby Dorit Diskin Ravid

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    The study of language acquisition has taken on new meaning in the last decade. Now seen as part of the study of other forms of language variation across time and space, such as dialects and sociolects, and the study of pidgins and Creoles, it can help to provide a new understanding of how language evolves and what directs its development. Dorit Ravid... more...

  • Reading Hebrewby Joseph Shimron

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Over the last two decades, the study of languages and writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition has begun to spread beyond studies based mostly on English language learners. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun examining the connection... more...

  • Roots and Patternsby Maya Arad

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 69.99

    This book is simultaneously a theoretical study in morphosyntax and an in-depth empirical study of Hebrew. Based on Hebrew data, the book defends the status of the root as a lexical and phonological unit and argues that roots, rather than verbs or nouns, are the primitives of word formation. A central claim made throughout the book is the role of locality... more...

  • Resurrecting Hebrewby Ilan Stavans

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.00

    Part of the Jewish Encounter series Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. Ilan Stavans?s quest begins with a dream featuring a beautiful woman speaking an unknown language. When the language turns out to be Hebrew, a friend diagnoses ?language withdrawal,?... more...

  • Scripture in Transitionby Anssi Voitila; Jutta Jokiranta

    BRILL 2008; US$ 247.00

    Offers evidence and examples of textual traditions and interpretations that were in use in various communities. This book illuminates the transitions that took place in one faction of Judaism. It covers topics divided into five parts including: Translation and Interpretation; Textual History; Hebrew and Greek Linguistics; and, Dead Sea Scrolls. more...

  • Conservatism and Innovation in the Hebrew Language of the Hellenistic Periodby Jan Joosten; Jean-Sébastien Rey

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    This volume contains 15 contributions presented at a symposium on the Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls & Ben Sira, held in Strasbourg on May 29 and 30, 2006. The papers address linguistic and philological issues. Among the authors are some of the most eminent Hebraists of our period. more...

  • Hebräischby Martin Krause; Michael Pietsch; Martin Rösel

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 42.00

    The Grammar is intended as a textbook to support Hebrew classes which gives the teachers the maximum latitude for the selection and application of different teaching methods and for the students simplifies the tasks of learning, looking up and repetition with its clear and transparent ordering of the teaching material. In its design,... more...

  • Spelling Morphologyby Dorit Ravid

    Springer US 2011; US$ 134.77

    Modern Hebrew, a highly synthetic Semitic language, is rich in morphemes. This volume supplies the first in-depth psycholinguistic analysis of the interaction between morphological knowledge and spelling in Hebrew as anchored in current general models of learning and literacy. more...

  • In the Beginningby Joel Hoffman

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 26.00

    A highly entertaining history of the Hebrew language and its contributions to all languages. Very well written and charming. more...