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 Persian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One should note that despite their shared standard alphabet, Persian and Arabic are entirely different languages: they are not closely genetically related (they belong to separate genetic language families, namely, Indo-European and Afro-Asiatic) and naturally have different phonology and grammar.
Prior to British colonization, Persian was also widely used as a second language in the Indian subcontinent; it took prominence as the language of culture and education in several Muslim courts in the subcontinent throughout the Middle Ages and became the official court language under the Mughal emperors.
Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages, and within that family it belongs to the Indo-Iranian (Aryan) branch.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Persian_language   (1560 words)

  
 Persian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite their shared alphabet, however, Persian and Arabic are entirely different languages, from different linguistic families and with different phonology and grammar.
Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages, and within that family it belongs to the Indo-Iranian (Aryan) branch.
Old Persian, the main language of the Achaemenid inscriptions, should not be confused with the non-Indo-European Elamite language (see Behistun inscription).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Persian_language   (1560 words)

  
 Ethnologue: Bibliography of Ethnologue Data Sources
Lorimer, D. The phonology of the Baktiari, Badakhshani, and Madaglashti dialects of Modern Persian.
The phonology of the Ajam dialect of Asmat.
Proto-Malayic: The reconstruction of its phonology and part of its lexicon and morphology.
www.ethnologue.com /ethno_docs/bibliography.asp   (7065 words)

  
 Beginning Persian Syllabus Persian, course, Johns Hopkins university information, calendar, schedule
The basic modern Persian enables students to learn the Persian alphabet, phonology, morphology, and the basic syntax.
Refers to Persian culture will accentuate understanding of the language.
Free download of Persian word processing program, with fonts
www.perlit.sailorsite.net /Mahvash/courses/syllabus.html   (297 words)

  
 AIM25: School of Oriental and African Studies: Lorimer, Lieutenant-Colonel David Lockhart Robertson
Lorimer's publications included Syntax of Colloquial Pashtu (1915); Persian Tales (1919); The Phonology of the Bakhtiari, Badakshani, and Madaglashti Dialects of Modern Persian (1922); The Burushaski Language, volumes I and II (1935), and volume III (1938); The Dumaki Language (1939); The Wakhi Language (1958).
Language/scripts of material: English, also Burushaski, Khowar, Shina, Bakhtiari, Kermani Persian, and Gabri
He also received an honorary fellowship of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in 1953.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/19/81.htm   (297 words)

  
 AIM25: School of Oriental and African Studies: Lorimer, Lieutenant-Colonel David Lockhart Robertson
Lorimer's publications included Syntax of Colloquial Pashtu (1915); Persian Tales (1919); The Phonology of the Bakhtiari, Badakshani, and Madaglashti Dialects of Modern Persian (1922); The Burushaski Language, volumes I and II (1935), and volume III (1938); The Dumaki Language (1939); The Wakhi Language (1958).
Language/scripts of material: English, also Burushaski, Khowar, Shina, Bakhtiari, Kermani Persian, and Gabri
He also received an honorary fellowship of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in 1953.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/19/81.htm   (355 words)

  
 AIM25: School of Oriental and African Studies: Lorimer, Lieutenant-Colonel David Lockhart Robertson
Lorimer's publications included Syntax of Colloquial Pashtu (1915); Persian Tales (1919); The Phonology of the Bakhtiari, Badakshani, and Madaglashti Dialects of Modern Persian (1922); The Burushaski Language, volumes I and II (1935), and volume III (1938); The Dumaki Language (1939); The Wakhi Language (1958).
Language/scripts of material: English, also Burushaski, Khowar, Shina, Bakhtiari, Kermani Persian, and Gabri
He also received an honorary fellowship of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in 1953.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/19/81.htm   (355 words)

  
 Hindi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The table below shows the phonology of the Hindi consonants.
The primary differences between the two are that Standard Hindi is written in Devanāgarī and has supplemented some of its Persian and Arabic vocabulary with words from Sanskrit, while Urdu is written in Nastaliq script, a variant of the Persio-Arabic script, and draws heavily on Persian and Arabic vocabulary.
The system is filled out by 7 sounds that originated in Persian, but are now considered Hindi sounds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hindi   (7189 words)

  
 CV.general.1.doc
“This word is a phrase, phonologically: Evidence from Persian stress” in Hall, Tracy A. and Marzena Rochon (eds.) Investigation in Prosodic Phonology: The Role of the Foot and the Phonological Word, Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS) Papers in Linguistics, 19, 119-136.
“On Wh-questions in Persian,” in Canadian Journal of Linguistics 46(1/2): 41-61.
(2004) Non-projecting features: Evidence from Persian Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~akahnemu/CV.general.1.doc   (376 words)

  
 The world's top azerbaijani language websites
Important Azerbaijani poets and writers include Imadedin Nesimi, Muhammad Suleymanoglu Fuzuli (the first writer to write extensively in Azerbaijani), Hesenoglu Izedin, Ismail I (the Persian king), Bakhtiar Vahabzada, Khurshudbanu Natavan (female poet), Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Mirza Sabir (satirist), and Mohammad Hossein Shahriar (who also has poems in Persian).
Based on information at [1], Azeri phonology appears to be:
Famous literacy works in Azerbaijani are The book of Dede Gorgud (which became a UNESCO book of the year in 2000), Koroğlu;, Leyli and Mejnun, and Heydar Babaya Salam.
www.websbiggest.com /wiki-article-tab.cfm/azerbaijani_language   (500 words)

  
 AIM25: School of Oriental and African Studies: Lorimer, Lieutenant-Colonel David Lockhart Robertson
Lorimer's publications included Syntax of Colloquial Pashtu (1915); Persian Tales (1919); The Phonology of the Bakhtiari, Badakshani, and Madaglashti Dialects of Modern Persian (1922); The Burushaski Language, volumes I and II (1935), and volume III (1938); The Dumaki Language (1939); The Wakhi Language (1958).
He also received an honorary fellowship of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, in 1953.
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/19/81.htm   (500 words)

  
 Foreign Language Dictionaries
The Phonology of Pennsylvania German English As Evidence of Language Maintenance and Shift
A Comprehensive Persian: English Dictionary: Including the Arabic Words and Phrases to be met within Persian Literature
A Grammar of the Pukhto-Pushto or Language of the Afghans
www.royfc.com /books/aisle6p.html   (500 words)

  
 languagehat.com: NAME THAT LANGUAGE!
Technically, according to the phonology (and writing system) I learned for Aymara, it should be inirjiya, but like most indigenous languages in the Americas Aymara often suffers orthographic indignities, of which -ia instead of -iya is relatively minor...
I'm pretty sure that Persian doesn't use hamza in native words so that it must be a loan from Arabic.
I don't know if Arabic loans in Persian use "farsi yeh" in place of "yeh", or if they keep an "alef maksura" from the original Arabic...
www.languagehat.com /archives/001937.php   (3826 words)

  
 1997-98 INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNUAL REPORT
Mushira Eid and Robert Ratcliffe, John Benjamins), and "Old Persian and Avestan Phonology" and "Ossetic Phonology" in
Alan S. Kaye, Eisenbrauns); in addition, proofs have been returned for forthcoming publications in
oi.uchicago.edu /OI/AR/97-98/97-98_Ind_Testen.html   (150 words)

  
 Beth Hatefutsoth - Related Links
Jewish Malayalam is characterized by the use of Hebrew loan words and Dravidian archaisms in vocabulary, phonology, and syntax and it is written in Hebrew script.
It is related to Tadjiki Persian, a language belonging to the Iranian group of Indo-European languages and is close to Farsi and Judeo-Persian.
Jewish Aramaic is a generic term describing dialects and variants of Aramaic, a language closely related to Hebrew and belonging to the western branch of the Semitic family of languages.
www.bh.org.il /Links/JewishLangs.asp   (2795 words)

  
 01-13mar
Markoe explains its division into two main phases, an archaic (tenth to seventh centuries BC) and a classical one (sixth to first centuries BC), its innovations in grammatical development, especially in the area of phonology, and the origin, development and spread of the Phoenician alphabet beyond the borders of the homeland.
This wide-ranging book covers a period of some twelve hundred years, from the Late Bronze Age (1550-1200 BC) to the Persian period (550-300 BC) and is comprised of seven chapters.
www.classics.und.ac.za /reviews/0113mar.htm   (641 words)

  
 INTRODUCTION
While it teaches the script, and establishes the relationship between a consonant and its vowel in contact, it also gives some idea of the phonology and morphology of the language in non-technical terms.
The Urdu and Persian adaptations of the Arabic script are explained in the Appendix.
Most of the manuals teaching Arabic deal perfunctorily with the script, and the one or two books, which are exclusively devoted to the script, lay greater emphasis on the art of writing than on reading.
www.alislam.org /quran/scripts/intro.html   (1247 words)

  
 Amazon.de: English Books: Beginner's Persian (Beginner's (Foreign Language))
This 288 page book consists of three parts: Part I: An intensive guide to Persian phonology.
It will be of use to travelers and it can be used for additional vocabulary and examples of colloquial language by students who have mastered the elementary level of Persian.
Sudents who want to learn Persian should look at the books by Wheeler Thackston, Serge Obelinsky, and Ann Lambton.
www.amazon.de /exec/obidos/ASIN/0781805678/streetangel0d-21   (1247 words)

  
 Used Book Central Search / keyword(s): dialects_
Though the language of the Adi Granth is mainly Punjabi, Hindi and the cognate dialects it is interspersed with Sanskrit, Marathi, Persian and Arabic words.
It presents the phonology, morphology and syntax of the dialect.
For those interested in the development of the northern Indian languages and dialects, the Adi Granth is a veritable storehouse of information.
www.usedbookcentral.com /texis/ubc/searchbooks,keywords,dialects_,jump,140.html   (1247 words)

  
 The Beauty Of Sindhi Language
Language families are determined by the syntactic structures of the languages but Sindhi offers a distinct and unique phonetics, phonology and morphology which is critical in particular to the recitative form of poetry (e.g.
Sindhi language, therefore, has a solid base of Prakrit as well as Sanskrit, the language of India, with vocabulary from Arabic, Persian, and some Dravidian- descendants from Mediterranean sub-continent, also known as Moen-jo-Daro...
And, yet, the children of Sindh debate the viability of the Sindhi language...
home4.pacific.net.sg /~makhdoom/lang.html   (1589 words)

  
 Persian language -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Despite their shared alphabet, however, Persian and Arabic are entirely different languages, from different linguistic families and with different (The study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes) phonology and (Studies of the formation of basic linguistic units) grammar.
After the conversion of Persia to (The monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran) Islam, it took approximately one hundred fifty years before Persians adopted the Arabic alphabet as a replacement for the older alphabet.
Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages, and within that family it belongs to the (The branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups) Indo-Iranian ((A member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European) Aryan) branch.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pe/Persian_language.htm   (1529 words)

  
 Armenian language
From the modern languages Greek seems to be the most closely related to Armenian, though it also contains many loanwords from Persian, which is a fellow Indo-European language.
While it contains many Indo-European roots, its phonology has been influenced by neighboring Caucasian languages, so that it shares a three-way distinction between voiceless, voiced, and ejective stops and fricatives.
After the Armenian Genocide, the western form was primarily spoken only by those belonging to the diaspora.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/armenian_language   (1529 words)

  
 Jewish Language Research Website: Researchers
Jerchower, Seth (United States; general linguistics, linguistic theory, syntax, phonology, sociolinguistics, dialectology, historical linguistics, corpus processing, character set development, Judeo-Italian, Judeo-Greek, Judeo-Romance languages, Judeo-X languages, Romance languages, Latin, Indo-European languages, Semitic languages, Genizah studies)
Sabih, Joshua (Denmark / Morocco; Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Maghrebi dialects and literature, Judeo-Persian, Qaraism, Samaritan Arabic, sociolinguistcis, religious studies, cultural theory, modern religious sects in the Arab world)
Zuckermann, Ghil`ad (United Kingdom; camouflage linguistics, language genetics, multisourcing, morphology, lexicology, polychronic contact linguistics, lexical engineering, socio-philology, theo-linguistics, historical linguistics, logology, constrained literature, applied linguistics, psychometrics, mnemotechnics)
www.jewish-languages.org /researchers.html   (1529 words)

  
 References
Procopius 1916 History of the Wars : Loeb Lib., Harvard Univ (Vol 1 Persian, vol.
Grandgent, Charles H. From Latin to Italian: an historical outline of the phonology and morphology of the Italian language : Cambridge (Mass.)
Pryor, John H. 1987 `The voyage of Jacques de Vitry from Genoa to Acre, 1216: juridical and economic problems in medieval navigation': in Peláez, ed., p.
www.d.umn.edu /~ahartley/Medlex_references.html   (1529 words)

  
 Azerbaijani Translation Service - English to Azerbaijani Translation
Distinctive linguistic differences between the Azerbaijani of the former USSR (North) and Iranian Azerbaijani (South) in phonology, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and loanwords.
Part of the Qizilbash merchant group speak the Afshari dialect, which is strongly influenced by Persian.
Language is a living thing it develops and changes constantly.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/azerbaijani_translation.shtml   (632 words)

  
 Azerbaijani Translation Service - English to Azerbaijani Translation
Distinctive linguistic differences between the Azerbaijani of the former USSR (North) and Iranian Azerbaijani (South) in phonology, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and loanwords.
Part of the Qizilbash merchant group speak the Afshari dialect, which is strongly influenced by Persian.
There is a gradual transition of dialects from Turkish to Azerbaijani from central to western Turkey.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/azerbaijani_translation.shtml   (632 words)

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