Search for dissertations about: "Aramaic loanwords"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Aramaic loanwords.

  1. 1. Aramaic Loanwords in Neo-Assyrian 900–600 B.C

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University

    Author : Zack Cherry; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neo-Assyrian; Aramaic loanwords; language contact; etymology; cognates; ghost word; Semitic languages; source word; Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and analyzing Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian for the period 900–600 B.C. As two Semitic languages, Neo-Assyrian and Aramaic are sibling-descendants of a postulated common ancestor, Proto-Semitic. The study provides information about the contact between the two languages and about the people who spoke them. READ MORE