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The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi 204 Book Reviews / Aramaic Studies 7 . 2 ( 2009 ) 195 – 212 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/147783509X12627760049958 Geo ff rey Khan, The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi (Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies, 2 ; Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2008 ). 624 pp. ISBN 9781593334253 . In 1999 Geo ff rey Khan made his début in Neo-Aramaic linguistics with a study of the Neo-Aramaic dialect of the Jews of Arbel. In the course of ten years this first book was followed by four more monographs, the most impressive of which is the study of the Neo-Aramaic dialect of Barwar—with three volumes and a total of 2 , 175 pages this is the most comprehensive study of any NENA (North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic) dialect so far. The book under review is the last one in this imposing series and is devoted to the Neo-Aramaic dialect of the Jews of Urmi in Persian Azerbaijan. It has a special, almost symbolic importance for Neo-Aramaic studies because it fills a gap which has been felt for more than forty years. Until the early 1950 s the city of Urmi in West Azerbaijan was the home of a large Jewish community with deep http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aramaic Studies Brill

The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi

Aramaic Studies , Volume 7 (2): 204 – Jan 1, 2009

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© 2009 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1477-8351
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10.1163/147783509X12627760049958
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204 Book Reviews / Aramaic Studies 7 . 2 ( 2009 ) 195 – 212 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/147783509X12627760049958 Geo ff rey Khan, The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi (Gorgias Neo-Aramaic Studies, 2 ; Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2008 ). 624 pp. ISBN 9781593334253 . In 1999 Geo ff rey Khan made his début in Neo-Aramaic linguistics with a study of the Neo-Aramaic dialect of the Jews of Arbel. In the course of ten years this first book was followed by four more monographs, the most impressive of which is the study of the Neo-Aramaic dialect of Barwar—with three volumes and a total of 2 , 175 pages this is the most comprehensive study of any NENA (North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic) dialect so far. The book under review is the last one in this imposing series and is devoted to the Neo-Aramaic dialect of the Jews of Urmi in Persian Azerbaijan. It has a special, almost symbolic importance for Neo-Aramaic studies because it fills a gap which has been felt for more than forty years. Until the early 1950 s the city of Urmi in West Azerbaijan was the home of a large Jewish community with deep

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