University of Cambridge > > Semitic Philology Lecture > Modern South Arabian

Modern South Arabian

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Geoffrey Khan.

This talk will begin with a general introduction to the place of Modern South Arabian languages within the Semitic language family. It will then focus on some specific features, including emphatic consonants and the formation diminutives. One language in this group, Mehri, forms diminutives in different parts of speech, including nouns, adjectives, demonstratives and adverbs. Other languages in the area form diminutive verbs.

This talk is part of the Semitic Philology Lecture series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.


© 2006-2023, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity