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ERIC Number: ED013438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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A KURDISH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY, DIALECT OF SULAIMANIA, IRAQ.
MCCARUS, ERNEST N.
THE VOCABULARY CONTAINED IN THIS DICTIONARY ENCOMPASSES THE FOUR VOLUMES OF THIS COURSE IN KURDISH--(1) THE BASIC COURSE, (2) NEWSPAPER KURDISH, (3) KURDISH ESSAYS, AND (4) KURDISH SHORT STORIES. ALSO INCLUDED ARE ITEMS FROM OTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE KURDISH PRESS AND EXPRESSIONS RECORDED FROM NATIVE SPEAKERS OF THE SULAIMANIA DIALECT. THE SCRIPT IS BASED ON THE ARABIC-PERSIAN WRITING SYSTEM AND IN ITS IDEAL FORM IS NEARLY PHONEMIC. THE ITEMS ARE ARRANGED FOR THE SAKE OF CONSISTENCY AND EASY REFERENCE ACCORDING TO THE PHONEMIC (ROMANIZED) TRANSCRIPTION. AN EXPLANATION OF THIS SYSTEM IS PROVIDED IN THE INTRODUCTION. IN THIS TRANSCRIPTION NO WORD BEGINS WITH A VOWEL, ALL VOWEL-INITIAL WORDS BEING LISTED UNDER GLOTTAL STOP. EACH ITEM IS ALSO GIVEN IN THE LEFT COLUMN IN THE KURDISH SCRIPT. SPECIAL ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO THE INDICATION OF THE OBJECT OF VERBAL CLAUSES. THESE MATERIALS ARE PUBLISHED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PRESS, 615 EAST UNIVERSITY STREET, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, 48106. (AM)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor.
Identifiers: ARABIC PERSIAN WRITING SYSTEM; IRANIAN LANGUAGES; IRAQ