A dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic of the Talmudic by Michael Sokoloff PDF

By Michael Sokoloff

ISBN-10: 0801872332

ISBN-13: 9780801872334

The 1st new dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic in a century, this towering scholarly success offers a whole lexicon of the full vocabulary utilized in either literary and epigraphic resources from the Jewish group in Babylon from the 3rd century C.E. to the 12th century. writer Michael Sokoloff's basic resource is, in fact, the Babylonian Talmud, essentially the most vital and influential works in Jewish literature. not like the authors of prior dictionaries of this dialect, notwithstanding, he additionally makes use of various different resources, from inscriptions and criminal files to different rabbinical literature.A Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic additionally differs from prior lexographic efforts in its concentrate on a unmarried dialect. prior dictionaries were composite works containing a variety of Aramaic dialects from varied sessions, blurring differences in that means and nuance. Sokoloff has been capable of draw at the most modern linguistic and textual scholarship to make sure the total accuracy of his lexical entries, every one of that is divided into six components: lemma or root, a part of speech, English gloss, etymology, semantic gains, and bibliographic references. one other vital characteristic during this helpful reference paintings is its index of all mentioned passages, which permits the reader of a given textual content to simply locate the semantics of a selected word.In addition to linguists and experts in Jewish Aramaic literature, lay readers and scholars also will locate this entire, updated dictionary helpful for figuring out the Babylonian Talmud.

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Win moz'e can. wira faith; synonyms (n) confidence, belief, conviction, trust, credence, credit, assurance, creed, cult, allegiance, dependence, expectation, fidelity, hope, piety; antonym (n) unbelief. wiryty faith; synonyms (n) confidence, belief, conviction, trust, credence, credit, assurance, creed, cult, allegiance, dependence, expectation, fidelity, hope, piety; antonym (n) unbelief. woda water; synonyms (n) urine, moisture, juice, liquor, crystal, glass, lymph, pee, piddle, (v) irrigate, moisten, wet, soak, dampen, dilute.

Vin he; synonyms (pron) cestui, (n) male, man, helium. visim eight; synonyms (n) eighter, eleven, ace, jack, king, knave, nine, octad, octet, octonary, ogdoad, queen, team, ten, (adj) octave. viter wind; synonyms (n) air, gust, (v) coil, twist, curl, meander, turn, bend, curve, twine, blow, crook, entwine, roll, weave. vivcja sheep; synonyms (n) mutton, goat, cattle, follower, stock, antelopes, bison, bleater, camels, chevrotains, cloud, deer, giraffes, goats, livestock. voda water; synonyms (n) urine, moisture, juice, liquor, crystal, glass, lymph, pee, piddle, (v) irrigate, moisten, wet, soak, dampen, dilute.

Tilo body; synonyms (n) cadaver, corpse, matter, organization, carcass, cluster, consistency, figure, mass, set, aggregate, association, entity, amount, bulk; antonym (n) spirit. tin' shadow; synonyms (n) shade, ghost, tail, trace, darkness, hint, apparition, follower, gloom, phantom, reflection, (v) eclipse, follow, obscure, overshadow. tiutiun tobacco; synonyms (n) baccy, nicotian, (adj) nicotine. tlo background; synonyms (n) backdrop, groundwork, setting, basis, context, education, environment, scene, backcloth, panorama, atmosphere, experience, ground, information, preparation.

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