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Diglossia and Other Topics in New Testament Linguistics by Stanley E. Porter

By Stanley E. Porter

The first a part of this quantity features a precis of this significant quarter of analysis in either Septuagintal and New testomony Greek, and a evaluate of those concerns within the context of linguistic examine often. A moment half comprises contributions on points of analysis into the Greek of either Testaments, that includes either new parts of study, corresponding to severe discourse research, and extra conventional matters corresponding to the character of the Septuagint translation.

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Diglossia and Other Topics in New Testament Linguistics

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Comparative methodology supports the view that the waw-consecutive imperfect developed from the old yaqtul preterite. East Semitic (Akkadian) maintains its iprus preterite, and there is evidence of prefixconjugation forms in use in restricted contexts as preterites in a number of West Semitic languages. g. g. , after baterem) represent vestiges of an earlier yaqtul preterite (cf. Smith 1991: 1-15). 1; Rainey 1986: 15-16). Important evidence for the West Semitic yaqtul preterite is also found in the western peripheral Akkadian of the Amarna letters (Moran 1950: 49-52; 1961: 63-64; Rainey 1986: 4-5; 1990: 407-13; 1996: II, 221-27).

1997 Code-Switching in Luke and Acts (New York: Peter Lang). ', BTB 25: 118-30. THE QUESTION OF DIGLOSSIA IN ANCIENT HEBREW Scobie P. Smith Ancient Hebrew provides a challenging case study for understanding the concept of diglossia and its complexities. Several problematic issues arise, such as the following: (1) the linguistic data are available only in certain extant writings, many of which are literary; (2) the sociological background motivating code-switching is usually not well documented or corroborated; (3) several different dialects and languages are involved, making for a complex multilingual scenario; and (4) genetic relationships between earlier and later dialects of Hebrew have not been definitively established.

Further, a given linguistic context might result in a speaker having a repertoire that consists of three or more strata, with one variety being the superordinate for another, but itself the subordinate of a third. An instance might be users of Arabic (in Baghdad), where in some linguistic contexts there may be at least three varieties, including classical written Arabic as the highest form, with Muslim spoken Arabic and Christian Arabic below that (see Watt 1997a: 47-48). This suggests that one may well need to differentiate numbers of high and low varieties (HI, H2, LI, L2) (see Platt 1977; cf.

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