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By Michael Sokoloff

ISBN-10: 9652261017

ISBN-13: 9789652261014

Because the heart a long time, lexographies of Talmudic and different rabbinic literature have mixed in a single access Babylonian, Palestinian, and Targumic phrases from a variety of classes. simply because morphologically exact phrases in even heavily comparable dialects can usually range in either which means and nuance, their consolidation into one dictionary access is usually deceptive. students now notice the necessity to deal with every one dialect individually, and in A Dictionary of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, Michael Sokoloff presents an entire lexicon of the dialect spoken and written by way of Jews in Palestine through the Byzantine interval, from the 3rd century C.E. to the 10th century.Sokoloff attracts on a variety of assets, from inscriptions stumbled on within the continues to be of synagogues and on amulets, fragments of letters and different records, poems, and marginal notations to neighborhood Targumim, the Palestinian Midrashim and Talmud, texts addressing non secular legislations (halacha), and Palestinian marriage records (ketubbot) from the Arabic interval. lots of those resources have been unavailable to past lexographers, who dependent their dictionaries on corrupt nineteenth-century variations of the rabbinic literature. the invention of latest manuscripts in either eu libraries and the Cairo Geniza over the process the 20 th century has revolutionized the textual foundation of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic.Each access in A Dictionary of Jewish Palestinian Aramaic is split into six components: lemma or root, a part of speech, English gloss, etymology, semantic good points, and bibliographic references. Sokoloff additionally comprises an index of all mentioned passages. This significant reference paintings, up-to-date to mirror the e-book of latest texts during the last decade, will either offer scholars and students with a device for a correct realizing of the Aramaic dialect of Jewish Palestinian literature of the Byzantine interval and aid Aramaist and Semitic linguists to determine the connection among this dialect and others, specifically the modern dialects of Palestine.

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