A Reference Grammar of Modern Hebrew

Author: Edna Amir Coffin,Shmuel Bolozky

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521527330

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 447

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A Reference Gr ammar of Modern Hebrew provides a clearly structured and accessible guide to all aspects of contemporary Hebrew grammar. Systematically organised, it presents the basic structures of the language, looking at grammatical categories, phrases, expressions, and the construction of clauses and sentences. Specialised linguistic terminology is kept to a minimum, and verb and noun tables are provided as well as a comprehensive index of terms, making this both a useful teaching resource and an easy-to-use reference tool for those wishing to look up specific details of the language.

The Grammar of Modern Hebrew

Author: Lewis Glinert

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521611886

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 612

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A reference book on Modern Hebrew morphology and syntax, this describes the language as it is really spoken and written in Israel today. The author pays particular attention to functional distinctions, giving equal weight to colloquial and formal usage.

Modern Hebrew: An Essential Grammar

Author: Lewis Glinert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317611322

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 372

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This fourth edition of Hebrew: An Essential Grammar includes expanded coverage of some of the key areas of Hebrew grammar including roots, adverbs and nouns. Additional examples have been added throughout to further clarify many of the grammar points with illustrations from current usage. The Grammar serves as a reference source for the learner or user of Hebrew irrespective of level, by setting out the complexities of the language in short, readable sections that are clear and free from jargon. It is ideal both for independent study and for students on taught course.

A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar

Second Edition

Author: Christo H. van der Merwe,Jacobus A. Naudé

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0567663345

Category: Religion

Page: 640

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This new and fully revised edition of the A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar serves as a user-friendly and up-to-date source of information on the morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics of Biblical Hebrew verbs, nouns and other word classes (prepositions, conjunctions, adverbs, modal words, negatives, focus particles, discourse markers, interrogatives and interjections). It also contains one of the most elaborate treatments of Biblical Hebrew word order yet published in a grammar. Compiled by authors with extensive experience in the teaching of Hebrew, the text is rendered both easily accessible and a fascinating examination of the language, building upon the initial publication by incorporating up-to-date developments in the study of the Hebrew Bible. This grammar will be of service both to students who have completed an introductory or intermediate course in Biblical Hebrew, and also to more advanced scholars seeking to take advantage of traditional and recent descriptions of the language that go beyond the basic morphology of Biblical Hebrew.

Lessons in Modern Hebrew

Level II

Author: Edna Amir Coffin

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472082261

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 477

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A comprehensive introduction to reading, writing, and pronunciation of modern Hebrew

Morphophonemics of Modern Hebrew (Routledge Revivals)

Author: Noam Chomsky

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136599045

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 74

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Routledge Revivals presents a reissue of Noam Chomksy’s MA thesis, written in 1951, and first published in 1979. Morphophonemics of Modern Hebrew is a landmark study in linguistics and generative phonology, which provides not only an analysis of morphophonemics but of the entire grammar of Modern Hebrew from syntax to phonology. Professor Chomsky’s goal in this thesis is nothing less than a complete generative grammar of the Hebrew language. This work is of singular importance as it contains the genesis of the author’s work in the field of generative grammar which has had such a profound impact upon the study of linguistics. This reissue of a truly pioneering work will be of great interest to all those concerned with generative grammar and its origins, and with the progression of thought of one of the greatest minds of our time.

A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

Author: Karin C. Ryding

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 113944333X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 734

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A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic is a comprehensive handbook on the structure of Arabic. Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, it provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Modern Standard Arabic in which the essential aspects of its phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily looked up and understood. Accompanied by extensive carefully-chosen examples, it will prove invaluable as a practical guide for supporting students' textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and will also be a useful resource for scholars and professionals wishing to develop an understanding of the key features of the language. Grammar notes are numbered for ease of reference, and a section is included on how to use an Arabic dictionary, as well as helpful glossaries of Arabic and English linguistic terms and a useful bibliography. Clearly structured and systematically organised, this book is set to become the standard guide to the grammar of contemporary Arabic.

A Step by Step Guide to Modern Hebrew

Author: Michael Rose,Ezri Uval

Publisher: Feldheim Publishers

ISBN: 9789655552140

Category: Hebrew language

Page: 248

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A textbook for the beginner and intermediate student of Hebrew verb patterns, binyanim. This is a combination textbook and workbook, and includes an answer key so one can check his or her progress. Features for the beginner include an interesting way of learning the alphabet, as well as a method of writing English or foreign words in Hebrew. For the intermediate student, there are diagrams and tables to aid self-study, as well as a listing of more than 1200 verbs.

Shalom ʻIvrit

Welcome to Modern Hebrew

Author: Nili Ziv

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

ISBN: 9780874411669

Category: Hebrew language

Page: 3

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A Cumulative Index to the Grammar and Syntax of Biblical Hebrew

Author: N.A

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

ISBN: 9781575060071

Category: Bible

Page: 338

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Beginning with Genesis and moving verse by verse through the entire Hebrew Bible, Putnam indexes the citations found in each major reference grammar to provide a wonderful time-saving tool for exegetes. Works indexed: Bauer & Leander, Historische Grammatik der hebräischen Sprache des Alten Testamentes; Beer, ed. by Meyer, Hebräische Grammatik; Bergsträsser, Hebräische Grammatik; Brockelmann, Hebräische Syntax; Davidson, Hebrew Syntax; Gibson, Davidson's Introductory Hebrew Grammar: Syntax; Kautzsch, ed. Cowley, Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar; Jenni, Lehrbuch der hebräischen Sprache des Alten Testaments; Joüon, translated and edited by Muraoka, Grammar of Biblical Hebrew; Richter, Grundlagen einer althebräischen Grammatik; Rosenthal, Grammar of Biblical Aramaic; Schneider, Grammatik des biblischen Hebräisch: Lehrbuch; Waltke & O'Connor, Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax; Williams, Hebrew Syntax: An Outline.

An Introductory Grammar of Rabbinic Hebrew

Author: Miguel Pérez Fernández

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004109049

Category: Religion

Page: 327

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The student is introduced to the grammar, forms of expression, and idiosyncrasies of Rabbinic Hebrew. The book comprises 32 teaching units, each with a phraseology section, vocabulary, and exercise texts. Historical and morphological aspects are discussed as well as syntax and usage. There is an introductory survey of research into Rabbinic Hebrew and a detailed bibliography.

A Textbook of Israeli Hebrew

Author: Haiim B. Rosén

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226726038

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 397

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The aim of this book is to enable the student to read, write, and speak acceptable Israeli Hebrew and to understand less complex biblical Hebrew. A unique feature is the author's use of the principles of structural analysis. For students who are not acquainted with a language other than English, he elucidates those features of the language that are unfamiliar in the structure of English. The student is trained, from the first, to read "unvocalized" script as the native reader does, and "reading clues" (word and phrase patterns) are provided for this purpose. The work is organized into sections that can be worked through in an academic year—presentation of features, text samples, exercises, grammatical synopses, and individual and comprehensive glossaries. This text may be used by teachers without specialized training in linguistics. It can be used by self-teaching students as well as by those at college level, and it will valuable for immigrants to Israel.

A Reference Grammar of Thai

Author: Shoichi Iwasaki,Inkapiromu Puriyā Horie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521650854

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 392

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A clear, detailed and comprehensive guide to the grammar of the Thai language.

A Grammar of Samaritan Hebrew

Based on the Recitation of the Law in Comparison with the Tiberian and Other Jewish Traditions

Author: Zeev Ben-Ḥayyim,Abraham Tal

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

ISBN: 9781575060477

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 491

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The Hebrew language comes down to us in several versions, each ethnic community having its own unique tradition of pronunciation. Even though these traditions are subject to the various vernaculars and sometimes differ markedly from each other, their common basis is evident. All, that is, but the pronunciation of the Samaritans, whose traditions stand apart from the others.

Current Issues in Generative Hebrew Linguistics

Author: Sharon Armon-Lotem,Gabi Danon,Susan D. Rothstein

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9027289654

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 393

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This volume presents a collection of specially commissioned papers devoted to analyzing the linguistics of Modern Hebrew from a number of perspectives. Various aspects of Modern Hebrew grammar are discussed including the structure of the lexicon, grammatical features and inflectional morphology, as well as the grammaticalization of semantic and pragmatic distinctions. The psycholinguistic issues addressed include the acquisition of morphological knowledge, the pro-drop parameter and question formation, as well as language use in hearing-impaired native speakers. The collection of these papers together in a single volume allows these phenomena to be considered not in isolation but in the context of the grammatical system of which the language is an expression. As a consequence, more general issues connected to Modern Hebrew begin to emerge, such as the role of the inflectional morphological system in the grammar, and a rich set of facts and analyses relevant for many related issues are made available to the reader.

A Reference Grammar of French

Author: R. E. Batchelor,M. Chebli-Saadi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139504010

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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A Reference Grammar of French is a lively, wide-ranging and original handbook on the structure of the French language. It includes new information on register, pronunciation, gender, number, foreign words (Latin, Arabic, English, Spanish, Italian), adjectives and past participles used as nouns, texting, word order, frequency of occurrence of words, and usage with all geographical names. Examples come not only from France, but also from Quebec, Belgium and Switzerland. Readers will appreciate the initial passages illustrating the grammatical features of a given chapter. Also included is a user-friendly introduction to the French language, from its Latin origins to modern times. A full glossary explains any terms that might confuse the less experienced reader, and the index leads the student through the detailed labyrinth of grammatical features. This handbook will be an invaluable resource for students and teachers who want to perfect their knowledge of all aspects of French grammar.

A Grammar of the Eastern European Hasidic Hebrew Tale

Author: Lily Kahn

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004281622

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 450

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This volume constitutes the first reference grammar of the Hasidic Hebrew hagiographic tales composed in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Eastern Europe. It presents a thorough survey of Hasidic Hebrew orthography, morphology, syntax, and lexis illustrated with extensive examples.

The Story of Hebrew

Author: Lewis Glinert

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400884780

Category: Religion

Page: 296

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A unique history of the Hebrew language from biblical times to the modern Jewish state This book explores the extraordinary hold that Hebrew has had on Jews and Christians, who have invested it with a symbolic power far beyond that of any other language in history. Preserved by the Jews across two millennia, Hebrew endured long after it ceased to be a mother tongue, resulting in one of the most intense textual cultures ever known. It was a bridge to Greek and Arab science. It unlocked the biblical sources for Jerome and the Reformation. Kabbalists and humanists sought philosophical truth in it, and Colonial Americans used it to shape their own Israelite political identity. Today, it is the first language of millions of Israelis. The Story of Hebrew takes readers from the opening verses of Genesis—which seemingly describe the creation of Hebrew itself—to the reincarnation of Hebrew as the everyday language of the Jewish state. Lewis Glinert explains the uses and meanings of Hebrew in ancient Israel and its role as a medium for wisdom and prayer. He describes the early rabbis' preservation of Hebrew following the Babylonian exile, the challenges posed by Arabic, and the prolific use of Hebrew in Diaspora art, spirituality, and science. Glinert looks at the conflicted relationship Christians had with Hebrew from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation, the language's fatal rivalry with Yiddish, the dreamers and schemers that made modern Hebrew a reality, and how a lost pre-Holocaust textual ethos is being renewed today by Orthodox Jews. A major work of scholarship, The Story of Hebrew is an unforgettable account of what one language has meant to those possessing it.