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A3 The Selfish Neighbour. Informant: Yuwǝl Yuanna (Dure)

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This chapter contains transcriptions of a folktale, which is about a selfish neighbour who is fond of himself. He was always making requests to God, complaining God about his life. 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.

Keywords: Aramaic language; folktale; God; neighbour



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