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Greek Loanwords in Samaritan Aramaic

In: Aramaic Studies
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Christian Stadel Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel Beer-sheva

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Mor Shemesh Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel Beer-sheva

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Abstract

For the first time, we provide a comprehensive and annotated list of 74 certain, likely, and possible Greek loanwords in Samaritan Aramaic, paying due attention to the variegated distribution of the loans in the different textual genres and chronological stages of the dialect. Greek loanwords in Jewish and Christian Palestinian Aramaic as well as Rabbinic Hebrew are compared throughout. The study provides insights into the contact situation of Greek and Samaritan Aramaic in Late Antique Palestine. An appendix contains short discussions of 22 additional lexical items for which a Greek etymon has been proposed erroneously.

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