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Glossary Of Verbs

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This chapter contains extensive glossary of verbs of the dialect with illustrations of various aspects of the material culture. The Aramaic language has continued to be spoken in various dialects down to modern times. Many of these dialects are now endangered due to political events in the Middle East over the last hundred years. The chapter presents a description of one such endangered neo-Aramaic dialect, that of the Assyrian Christian community of the Barwar region in northern Iraq. It is a unique record of the dialect based on interviews with the surviving older generation of the community.

Keywords: Aramaic language; Barwar; dialect; verbs

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