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  • Corpus-based Studies of Lesser-described Languagesby Amina Mettouchi; Martine Vanhove; Dominique Caubet

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    For a long time, Toolbox has been the most used software dedicated to text annotation in the community of field linguists, especially for African linguistics. However, its limitations, and the growing need to pair text and sound, have made it important to find another solution to text annotation. This paper, aimed at a readership of information technology... more...

  • Looking Back at al-Andalusby Alexander E. Elinson

    BRILL 2009; US$ 125.00

    Looking Back at al-Andalus focuses on Arabic and Hebrew Literature that expresses the loss of al-Andalus from multiple vantage points. In doing so, this book examines the definition of al-Andalus literary borders, the reconstruction of which navigates between traditional generic formulations and actual political, military and cultural challenges. By... more...

  • Sprachen aus der Welt des Alten Testamentsby Holger Gzella; Alan R. Millard; Rebecca Hasselbach; Andreas Willi; Klaus Beyer; Agustinus Gianto; Michiel de Vaan; Margaretha Folmer; Alexander Lubotsky

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 444.18

    Die alphabetschriftlichen Sprachen des Alten Orients haben im ersten Jahrtausend v. Chr. in einem bis heute nachwirkenden Siegeszug die Keilschriftsprachen abgelöst. Das neue Konzept der Alphabetschrift erwies sich gegenüber den verbreiteten Silbenschriftsystemen haushoch überlegen. Kein Wunder also, dass die Anfänge der Alphabetschrift in eine Zeit... more...

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three)by Munther Younes; Yomna Chami

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 75.95

    ?Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part Three): An Advanced Course in Arabic builds further on the groundbreaking approach used in Part One and Part Two of the series. It integrates Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and spoken Levantine in a way specially tailored to the needs of advanced students. Levantine Arabic strongly features in spoken discussions of MSA materials,... more...

  • Interaction of Morphology and Syntaxby Zygmunt Frajzyngier; Erin Shay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    The present volume deals with hitherto unexplored issues on the interaction of morphology and syntax. These selected and invited papers mainly concern Cushitic and Chadic languages, the least-described members of the Afroasiatic family. Three papers in the volume explore one or more typological characteristics across an entire language family or branch,... more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammarby Jacqueline Lecarme; Jean Lowenstamm; Ur Shlonsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the 3rd Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in 1996. The languages discussed include (varieties of) Arabic, Hebrew, Berber, Chaha, Wolof, and Old Egyptian. more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammar IIby Jacqueline Lecarme

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 210.00

    This volume contains 22 of the papers presented at the 5th Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5) held at Université Paris VII in June 2000. The authors report their latest research on the syntax, morphology, and phonology of quite a number of languages (Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, Tigrinya, Coptic Egyptian, Berber, Hausa, Beja, Somali, Gamo).... more...

  • Sonnenuntergang auf eisig-blauen Wegenby Armin Eidherr

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 41.30

    Welche Traditionsstränge prägen die jiddische Literatur? Was sind die Voraussetzungen für das Verständnis jiddischer literarischer Werke? Wie werden Sprache und Diasporaerfahrungen charakteristischerweise thematisiert? Diesen Fragen widmet sich Armin Eidherr in diesem Band. Er liefert einen chronologischen Aufriss der jiddischen Literaturgeschichte... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 62.91

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 55.51

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...