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Bibil Identifier bibil:213542
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) 'Look it up in…'? Aramaic Lexicography Some General Observations
Author Kwasman, Theodore
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 1, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2003
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2003
Year (Copyright) 2003
Year (Reference) 2003
Language English
Pages 191-209 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract It is astounding how few dictionaries have been published for Aramaic in the last century. The standard dictionaries such as Payne Smith, Jastrow and Levy are all about a century or more old. This article discusses the current state of Aramaic lexicography against the background of Semitic lexicography in general, and it provides an overview of Aramaic dictionaries for each of the dialects, concluding with a profile for future Aramaic lexicography.
DOI 10.1163/000000003780492629
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Semitic Languages : North-West Semitic : Aramaic
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