Search for dissertations about: "Semitiska språk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Semitiska språk.

  1. 1. A War of Words

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Witold ´Witakowski; Bo Isaksson; Ilan Pappé; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; terrorism; War on terrorism; defining terrorism; Arabic; Hebrew; terminology of violence; semantics; pragmatics; propaganda; 11 9; ‘the other’; ‘the enemy’; massmedia; press; Israeli press; Arab press; political discourse; extracting a definition from media; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to come to an understanding of the meanings of words pertaining to acts of political violence in modern Arabic and Hebrew. The semantics of these terms will be established by comparison between the meaning in dictionaries of modern and classical Arabic and Hebrew, the meaning in the Koran and the Bible as well as the meaning we extract from the context in the newspapers where the terminology is found. READ MORE

  2. 2. Comparative Etymological Studies in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) Lexicon : With Special Reference to Homonyms, Related Words and Borrowings with Cultural Signification

    Author : Aziz Tezel; Bo Isaksson; Jan Retsö; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; Etymology; verbal root; verbal stem; radicals; homonyms; borrowing; assimilation; dissimilation.; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of words presenting etymological problems in the Western Neo-Syriac (Turoyo) lexicon, with the principal aim of providing new etymological solutions and suggestions and giving an account of the most common linguistic processes by which various changes are carried out in the individual words studied. For the first time all important homonyms in this language are investigated with regard to their origin and use. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gregory Bar-Hebraeus's Commentary on the Book of Kings from his Storehouse of Mysteries : A Critical Edition with an English Translation, Introduction and Notes

    Author : Assad Sauma; Witold Witakowski; Bo Holmberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; Syriac; Biblical Exegesis; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : This study contains a critical edition with an English translation of the commentary on the Book of Kings which is a part of the exegetical work the Storehouse of Mysteries by the West-Syrian scholar John Bar-Hebraeus (1226-1286). The work is based on the oldest surviving manuscript of the Storehouse of Mysteries, manuscript Florence 230 (written 1278), collated with all manuscripts which are older than the 19th century. READ MORE

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

    Author : Zack Cherry; Olof Pedersén; Mats Eskhult; Mario Fales; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Passage to a new wor(l)d : Exile and restoration in Mahmoud Darwish's writings 1960-1995

    Author : Anette Månsson; Bo Isaksson; Witold Witakowski; Tetz Rooke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arabic language; Mahmoud Darwish; Palestinian literature; Exile and literature; Biblical motives in literature; Rite of passage; Arabiska; Arabic language; Arabiska; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : This study focuses on developments of the exile motive in the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish’s writings 1960-1995. The sources consist primarily of Darwish’s diwans of poetry and articles published in literary magazines. READ MORE