By Aaron D. Rubin
This ebook includes a particular grammatical description of Jibbali (or Shahri), an unwritten Semitic language spoken within the Dhofar quarter of Oman, besides seventy texts. this can be the 1st ever complete grammar of Jibbali, and the 1st choice of texts released in over a hundred years. subject matters in phonology, all features of morphology, and various syntactic beneficial properties are coated. The texts comprise these amassed through the overdue T. M. Johnstone (newly edited and translated), in addition to new texts gathered through the writer, whereas the grammar is predicated either at the texts and on unique fieldwork. Semitists, linguists, and a person drawn to the folklore of Arabia will locate a lot invaluable info and research during this quantity.