• Corpus ID: 37417118

Early Medieval Hebrew Sibilants in the Rhineland, South Central and Eastern Europe

@inproceedings{Faber1982EarlyMH,
  title={Early Medieval Hebrew Sibilants in the Rhineland, South Central and Eastern Europe},
  author={Alice Faber},
  year={1982}
}
It has been thirty years since it was first proposed that medieval French and German, while lacking [s] phones, each had two [s) phones, one with the tongue tip as the primary constrictor, generally transcribed [s], and one with the blade as the primary constrictor, [~]. While the distribution and development of these phones have been extensively studied, much of the study has proceeded in ignorance of the existence and value of contemporary Hebrew records from the Rhineland. Similarly, study… 
1 Citations
The biblical shibboleth story in the light of late Egyptian perceptions of semitic sibilants: Reconciling divergent views
There are currently three treatments of the phonetics of the shibboleth incident of Judges 12:61 deserving of serious consideration. Hendel (1996) and Faber (1992) present attractive arguments that

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 34 REFERENCES
The Medieval Sibilants
Modern West European languages (and their offshoots such as American English) generally have just one voiceless fortis sibilant phoneme /s/, whatever else there may be, such as /z, ', 0, c/. But in
The 'Medieval Sibilants' of the Eulalia-Ludwigslied Manuscript and Their Development in Early Old French
The account given by Joos 1952 of the emergence of a contrast between laminal and apical sibilants in Old French and Old High German, and its reduction in Later Old French and Middle High German, is
The Distribution of Retracted Sibilants in Medieval Europe.
This paper is concerned with plotting the 13th and 14th century distribution of the retracted sibilants [S Z] in the languages of continental western and central Europe, as. well as Finland and parts
"Weak" Phonetic Change and the Hebrew sîn
THIS ARTICLE originally arose out of the author's attempt to restate the current, "conservative" view on the existence of a third unvoiced nonemphatic sibilant in Hebrew, and, of course, in
History of the Yiddish Language
Max Weinreich's History of the Yiddish Language is a classic of Yiddish scholarship and is the only comprehensive scholarly account of the Yiddish language from its origin to the present. A
The case for fricative-laterals in Proto-Semitic
Emeritus Professor of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Yeshiva University (Bernard Revel Graduate School), 2014Professor of Semitic Languages and Literatures, Yeshiva University (Bernard Revel
Masoret haqq;,ri'a haqqxlam-askenazit
  • Vol. 1: Hegiya
  • 1978
Yiddisch und die deutschen Mundarten
  • Tiibingen.
  • 1973
" Phonetic Reconstruction
  • 1981
Historical Linguistics and History: Yiddish Prehistory." Paper presented at the Linguistic Society of America winter meeting
  • 1980
...
1
2
3
4
...