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Journal of Semitic Studies  
Volume 69 Issue 1
 
Spring 2024
 
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Articles
 
 
 
 
A Note on the Safaitic Calendar 
 
Ahmad Al-Jallad
 
 
 
On the Etymology of Biblical Hebrew טֶרֶם Ṭɛrɛm 'before, not yet' 
 
Ambjörn Sjörs
 
 
 
The Non-Triliteral Theory of Verbal Morphology of the Karaite Joseph IBN Nūḥ 
 
Joshua Dachman
 
 
 
Verbal system and poetics in the works of Yehuda Ha-Lewi 
 
Barbara Gryczan
 
 
 
Several Genizah Fragments of Saadya Gaon's Translation of the Pentateuch Copied by Yedutun ben Levi 
 
Tamar Zewi, Amir Ashur
 
 
 
 
A donation list from Elephantine: Judaean and Non-Judaean onomastic characteristics from the Persian period in Egypt 
 
Mitka R Golub
 
 
 
'A great star falls'—cometology in Syriac language and literature 
 
Stefanie Rudolf
 
 
 
There's Something Bad in the Packs: A Vernacular Aramaic Phrase in al-Ṭabarī's and al-Masʿūdī's Histories? 
 
Georg Leube, Charles G Häberl
 
 
 
Narrative verbal forms in North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic dialects  
 
Geoffrey Khan
 
 
 
The Girl in the Ape's House: A folktale in a North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic variety of Urmiya, Russia 
 
Alexey Lyavdansky, Kirill Kozhanov, Maria Ovsjannikova
 
 
 
 
'Unorthodox' Usages of the Term xabar in the Early Arabic Grammatical Tradition 
 
Almog Kasher
 
 
 
The Morphosyntax of Objects to Participles in the Qurʾān 
 
Marijn van Putten
 
 
 
Oral Reading Traditions and Scriptural Hermeneutics: The Exegetical Significance of the Pausal Systems in the Hebrew Bible and the Qurʾān 
 
Tareq Moqbel
 
 
 
The Evolution of Morpho-Syntactic Mood in Arabic: A View from early Christian Arabic Gospel Manuscripts 
 
Phillip W Stokes
 
 
 
The Silence of the Bride: A Fatimid marriage contract on silk 
 
Reem Alrudainy, Mathieu Tillier, Naïm Vanthieghem
 
 
 
The Sufi Writing Tradition in Arabic 
 
Arin Salamah-Qudsi
 
 
 
Berber Influence on Arabic Form IX in North Africa 
 
Lameen Souag
 
 
 
Epenthesis and vowel intrusion in Central Dhofari Mehri 
 
Janet C E Watson, Gisela Tomé Lourido, Abdullah al-Mahri
 
 
 
The Christian Arabic dialect of Mērgī 
 
Qasim Hassan
 
 
 
On the Acoustics of Emphasis in Central Mount Lebanon Lebanese 
 
Georges Sakr
 
 
 
Ruʾūs al-Jibāl Arabic in Context: A Proposal for an Expanded Typology of Southeastern Arabian Dialects 
 
Mark Daniel Shockley
 
 
 
Yesterday and the Day Before in Semitic 
 
Aaron D Rubin
 
 
 
Valentina Grasso, Pre-Islamic Arabia: Politics, Cults and Identities during Late Antiquity: A Review Article 
 
Ahmad Al-Jallad
 
 
 
Book Reviews
 
 
 
 
Daniel James Waller, The Bible in the Bowls: A Catalogue of Biblical Quotations in Published Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Magic Bowls 
 
Anne Burberry
 
 
 
Maciej Klimiuk, Semitic Dialects and Dialectology: Fieldwork – Community – Change 
 
Wiktor Gębski
 
 
 
Otto Jastrow, Der arabische Dialekt der Christen von Kaʿbīye (Diyarbakir) 
 
Stephan Procházka
 
 
 
Enam Al-Wer, Uri Horesh, Bruno Herin, Arabic Sociolinguistics 
 
Catherine Miller
 
 
 
Endalew Assefa, Descriptive Grammar of Ezha: A Gurage Language of Ethiopia (Ethio-Semitic) 
 
Aaron D Rubin