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By Michael Sokoloff

ISBN-10: 0801872332

ISBN-13: 9780801872334

The 1st new dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic in a century, this towering scholarly success presents an entire lexicon of the complete vocabulary utilized in either literary and epigraphic assets from the Jewish group in Babylon from the 3rd century C.E. to the 12th century. writer Michael Sokoloff's fundamental resource is, in fact, the Babylonian Talmud, the most vital and influential works in Jewish literature. not like the authors of past dictionaries of this dialect, besides the fact that, he additionally makes use of numerous different resources, from inscriptions and felony records to different rabbinical literature.A Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic additionally differs from past lexographic efforts in its specialize in a unmarried dialect. prior dictionaries were composite works containing numerous Aramaic dialects from diverse classes, blurring differences in that means and nuance. Sokoloff has been capable of draw at the most present linguistic and textual scholarship to make sure the entire accuracy of his lexical entries, every one of that's divided into six components: lemma or root, a part of speech, English gloss, etymology, semantic positive factors, and bibliographic references. one other very important characteristic during this important reference paintings is its index of all brought up passages, which permits the reader of a given textual content to simply locate the semantics of a specific word.In addition to linguists and experts in Jewish Aramaic literature, lay readers and scholars also will locate this accomplished, updated dictionary priceless for realizing the Babylonian Talmud.

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15 Chairperson... 15 Chairwoman...................... 15 Chalice... 3 Champion...................... 1, 12 Chance... 3, 13 Chancel... 2 Change... 4, 6, 10, 14 Channel... 7, 9 Chant................................. 11 Chantor.............................. 11 Chantry................................ 2 Chap............................ 12, 15 Chaplain... 2 Chaplet... 16 Char..................................... 4 Character............................. 2 Charge............................. 1, 4 Chart...

4, 6 Convey... 7, 17 Convocation... 6, 7 Convulse... 6 Cony.................................. 16 Cook........................ 5, 13, 19 Cool....................... 1, 5, 9, 14 Cop.................................... 14 Cope.................................... 8 Copious... 2, 17 Copy........................... i, 7, 11 Cord... 13, 15 Corde........................... 13, 19 Cordial... 5 Core..................... 8, 9, 12, 16 Corkscrew... 10 Corkwing... 5, 6 Cornea...............................

Sakahikê. narrow see sakawasiw. near see tehiki. neck see mikweyaw. night see tibiskaw. no see 1. 'mwâc, 2. namôya. nose see miskiwan. not yet see namêskwa. nurse see maskihkîwiskwêw. O old see kisyiniw. one see peyak. or see âhpô; or else awikâcî. or else see awikâcî. other see kutak-. over there see nêtê. P paddle see apoy. pail see askihk. pencil see masinahikanachcikos. perhaps see âhpô êtokwe. person see awiyak; young person oskiyaya. pied see misit. plate see oyâkan. play see 1. mêtawânowin, 2.

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