Download E-books Comparative Lexical Studies in Neo-Mandaic (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics) PDF

By Hezy Mutzafi

Neo-Mandaic is the final part of a pre-modern vernacular heavily on the topic of Classical Mandaic, a Mesopotamian Aramaic idiom of overdue Antiquity. This specific language is seriously endangered, being spoken by way of a couple of hundred adherents of Mandaeism, the single gnostic faith to have survived until eventually the current day. All different Mandaeans, numbering a number of tens of hundreds of thousands, are Arabic or Persian audio system. the current research issues the least recognized point of the language, specifically its lexicon as mirrored in either its dialects, these of the towns of Ahvaz and Khorramshahr within the Iranian province of Khuzestan. except lexicological and etymological reviews in Neo-Mandaic itself, the publication discusses the contribution of the Neo-Mandaic lexis to our wisdom of literary Mandaic in addition to facets of this lexis in the framework of Neo-Aramaic as a complete.

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Download E-books Abrahan Kuyper: textos escolhidos (Portuguese Edition) PDF

By Abraham Kuyper, Felipe Sabino de Araújo Neto, Fabrício Tavares

A presente edição de pequenas obras de Kuyper visa não somente contribuir na supressão da lacuna editorial, mas também demonstrar um aspecto essencial do pensamento do teólogo, nomeadamente, sua atenção e interesse para os mais diferentes eventos, movimentos e personagens históricos de seu pace, que servem de ponto de partida para a elucubração e sistematização de seus conceitos. Com efeito, a mente de Abraham Kuyper não somente se irradiava para os mais diversos assuntos – da teologia, passando pela literatura e culminando na política – e atividades (jornalismo, filosofia, educação, literatura, ministério eclesiástico e shipment político), mas instalava-se como uma rede a captar todas vibrações que atravessavam e modelavam sua época.

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Download E-books Integrated Korean: High Advanced 1 (Klear Textbooks in Korean Language) PDF

By Sungdai Cho

Those textbooks are the 9th and 10th volumes in a five-level sequence (Beginning 1 and a pair of, Intermediate 1 and a pair of, complex Intermediate 1 and a pair of, complex 1 and a pair of, and excessive complex 1 and a pair of) built collaboratively by way of best school room academics and linguists of Korean. All sequence' volumes were constructed according to performance-based rules and technique - contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of real fabrics, function/task-orientedness, stability among ability getting and ability utilizing, and integration of talking, listening, analyzing, writing, and tradition. Grammar issues are systematically brought with uncomplicated yet sufficient reasons and considerable examples, workouts, and drills. every one lesson of this quantity includes pre-reading actions, one or major interpreting texts, new phrases, invaluable expressions, routines, comprehension questions, comparable examining, dialogue and composition, and English translation of the interpreting texts.

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Download E-books Levantine Arabic for Non-Natives: A Proficiency-Oriented Approach (Teacher's Manual) PDF

By Mr. Lutfi Hussein

This direction is for starting scholars of Arabic who're looking to improve communicative oral talents in colloquial Levantine Arabic, the dialect utilized in Jerusalem and in modern, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine/Israel. it's the first textbook for colloquial Arabic constructed based on the foundations of the skillability circulate in international language educating, during which the emphasis is put on using significant drills, actions which are applicable to the context during which the language should be spoken, and a stability among linguistic accuracy, and energetic use of the language. the 1st half the teacher's handbook is dedicated to a sequence of "functions" that target particular spoken actions, reminiscent of greetings, picking out items, or inquiring for info. each one functionality is followed by means of, explication, school room actions, and proposals for different actions either out and in of the study room. the second one half offers a sequence of ten occasions within which passages within the colloquial dialect, more often than not within the kind of narratives, are meant to take the scholars past the extent of easy communique to a extra descriptive and narrative mode. The textual content is observed by way of charts and glossaries. a collection of audio tapes is keyed to the person capabilities and events. the second one a part of the teacher's handbook is offered as a separate publication for scholar use. Levantine Arabic can be used because the 'Primary textual content for a path designed completely to educate colloquial Arabic, or together with starting and intermediate classes in glossy typical Arabic.

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Download E-books Searching for Aboriginal Languages: Memoirs of a Field Worker PDF

In 1963 R. M. W. (Bob) Dixon trigger for Australia, the place he used to be to checklist, chart, and defend numerous of the advanced and approximately extinct Aboriginal languages. starting together with his creation to those languages whereas a graduate pupil on the college of Edinburgh and his problems in attending to the Australian bush, Dixon's fourteen-year story is one in all frustration and enlightenment, of setbacks and discoveries.

As he made his means via northern Australia, Dixon was once depending on rumors of Aboriginal audio system, the unreliable suggestion of white Australians, and the defective thoughts of a number of the ultimate audio system of the languages. feedback of informants led him on a circuitous path throughout the bush, to audio system reminiscent of the singer Willie Kelly in Ravenshoe, who sought after his recordings despatched to the south, "where white humans might pay substantial cash to listen to a real Aborigine sing" and Chloe supply in Murray higher, who advised stories in 4 dialects of digging wild yams, of the blue-tongue lizard Banggara, and of the arriving of Captain cook dinner. Dixon tells of acquiring the belief of attainable informants, of studying the customs and terrain of the rustic, and of turning out to be realizing of the tradition and culture of his topics. And he explains his shock at his so much unforeseen discovery: that the wealthy oral culture of the "primitive" Aborigines may perhaps yield a historical past of a humans, as instructed by means of that folks, that dates to nearly ten millenia before.

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Download E-books Pimsleur Greek (Modern) Conversational Course - Level 1 Lessons 1-16 CD: Learn to Speak and Understand Modern Greek with Pimsleur Language Programs PDF

By Pimsleur

Pimsleur® equals luck. only one 30-minute lesson an afternoon will get you conversing and figuring out like no different program.
This direction contains classes 1-16 from the Greek (Modern) point 1 application. eight hours of audio-only potent language studying with real-life spoken perform periods. each one lesson presents half-hour of spoken language perform, with an introductory dialog, and new vocabulary and constructions. distinctive directions aid you comprehend and perform the dialog. perform for vocabulary brought in past classes is integrated in each one lesson. themes comprise: greetings, numbers, nutrition, purchasing, telling time, scheduling actions, and asking and giving instructions. The emphasis is on pronunciation and comprehension, and on studying to talk Greek (Modern).

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Greek (Modern) is the authentic language of Greece and one of many professional languages of Cyprus. Many sleek clinical and technical phrases in English are derived from Greek (Modern), and it's been anticipated that 12% of the English vocabulary is of Greek (Modern) starting place. This direction teaches smooth Greek (Modern).

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Download E-books Studies in American Indian Languages (Library Reprint) PDF

By Jesse Sawyer

Univ of California Press (Univ. of California guides in Linguistics quantity sixty five) California Library Reprint variation: 1973. tough hide, 317 pp. Contents comprise: A notice on Language switch through Haruo Aoki; Noptinte Yokuts by means of Madison S. Beeler; Tarascan via Mary LeCron Foster; Athapaskan Morphology via Harry Hoijer; Sound Symbolism, in Yuman Languages by way of Margaret Langdon; Inanimate Imitatives in Pomo via Robert L. Oswalt; the most beneficial properties of Malecite-Passamaquoddy Grammar via Karl V. Teeter; Clallam: A Preview via Laurence C. and M. Terry Thompson; A Case of Sound Symbolism in Konkow through Russell Ultan; The Autonomy of Linguistics and the Dependence of Cognitive tradition via C. F. and F. M. Voegelin. [From Preface] William F. Shipley initially deliberate the gathering of the papers which stick to. even though he felt obliged to relinquish the undertaking as a result of being clear of California through the latter months of 1968 and such a lot of 1969. meant to contain a bunch of sketches of yank Indian and different languages, the dimensions of the gathering grew to become such crew of papers on Asian matters have been separated out and released in 1970 as quantity 90:1 of the magazine of the yank Oriental Society. The papers the following awarded have as their topic the numerous pursuits and difficulties which represent the sphere of North American Indian linguistics. they're provided as a contribution to the now huge literature in that topic.

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Download E-books Concise Grammar of Polish PDF

By Oscar Swan

A Concise Grammar of Polish is meant to be used as a supplementary reference textual content at the starting and intermediate degrees of Polish language research. it's also appropriate to be used because the fundamental textual content in a direction on Polish morphology (although workouts would have to be supplied via the instructor).
Phonological and morphological techniques are given specific therapy and representation all through. Sections on declension and conjugation objective at a whole description of all normal and such a lot abnormal phenomena. Descriptions of varieties are liberally supplemented with comments referring to derivation, utilization, and transformations among Polish and English.

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