Translating Religion:Linguistic Analysis of Judeo-Arabic Sacred Texts from Egypt (Etudes sur le Judaïsme Médiéval, Tome 38)

By Benjamin H. Hary

Jews hired not just their sacred texts in Hebrew and Aramaic but in addition in translation into their neighborhood type. as a result, the style of translating sacred texts into Jewish languages, religiolects, and kinds has been frequent in the course of the Jewish global.

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215–17, 4-2. 1), even supposing there are students who interpret this phenomenon in a different way. 138 ADDITIONAL LINGUISTIC problems with THE ¡ar˙ culture As pointed out in bankruptcy four, pp. 94–95, pseudocorrections are among the elements within the texts of Judeo-Arabic ¡ur¥˙. Pseudocorrections, in spite of the fact that, are rather vital since it is just attainable to spot dialectal beneficial properties within the texts of the ¡ur¥˙ if the opposite elements, together with pseudocorrections, are remoted. making a choice on pseudocorrections additionally is helping to reconstruct the heritage of Arabic dialects. for instance, there are various texts of Literary Written heart Arabic (Hary 1992:55ff) that express a mix of Classical Arabic components, vernacular positive factors, pseudocorrected kinds, and standardized examples of such kinds. The features of heart Arabic dialects might be extracted simply by way of setting apart Classical Arabic parts, at the one hand, and pseudocorrections, however, leaving the dialectal good points of the texts because the the rest. just a cautious exam of heart Arabic texts can demonstrate dialectal or pseudocorrected gains and distinguish among them. three there are various examples of hypercorrections within the ¡ur¥˙ that may be analyzed. for instance, the shift of the uvular cease /q/ to the glottal cease /

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