The semitic languages : an international handbook

@inproceedings{Weninger2011TheSL,
  title={The semitic languages : an international handbook},
  author={Stefan Weninger and Geoffrey Khan and Mitchell Streck and Janet Watson},
  year={2011}
}
The handbook The Semitic Languages offers a comprehensive reference tool for Semitic Linguistics in its broad sense. It is not restricted to comparative Grammar, although it covers also comparative aspects, including classification. By comprising a chapter on typology and sections with sociolinguistic focus and language contact, the conception of the book aims at a rather complete, unbiased description of the state of the art in Semitics. Articles on individual languages and dialects give basic… 
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