Current issues in Kurdish linguistics

Professorship/Faculty: Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
Author(s): Gündoğdu, Songül; Opengîn, Ergîn; Haig, Geoffrey ; Anonby, Erik; Mohammadirad, Masoud; Sheyholislami, Jaffer; Barry, Daniel; Belelli, Sara; Mustafa, Baydaa Mohammed Saeed ; Herkenrath, Annette; Doostan, Gholamhossein Karimi; Daneshpazhouh, Fatemeh; Matras, Yaron
Publisher Information: Bamberg : University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication: 2019
ISBN: 978-3-86309-686-1
Source/Other editions: Parallel erschienen als Druckausg. in der University of Bamberg Press, 2019 (21,00 EUR)
Pages / Size: v, 261 Seiten : Karten, Diagramme
Language(s): English
Series ; Volume: Bamberg Studies in Kurdish Linguistics (BSKL)
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Editors: Gündoğdu, Songül; Öpengin, Ergin; Haig, Geoffrey ; Anonby, Erik
Current Issues in Kurdish Linguistics contains ten contributions which span the field of Kurdish linguistics, both in terms of geography and in terms of the range of topics. Along with several works on Kurmanji (Northern Kurdish) and Sorani (Central Kurdish), two chapters shed light on the lesser-known Southern Kurdish language area. Other studies are comparative, and treat the Kurdish language area in its entirety. The linguistic approaches of the authors are a mix of formal and typological perspectives, and cover topics ranging from geographical distribution and variation to phonology, morphosyntax, discourse structure, historical morphology, and sociolinguistics.

The present volume is the first of its kind in bringing together contributions from a relatively large number of linguists, working in a diverse range of frameworks and on different aspects and varieties of Kurdish. As such, it attests to the increasing breadth and sophistication now evident in Kurdish linguistics, and is a worthy launch for the new series Bamberg Studies in Kurdish Linguistics (BSKL).
Catchwords: Kurdisch ; Linguistik
Keywords: Kurdish, Iranian languages, dialect groupings, morphosyntax, language mapping, southern Kurdish, Northern Kurdish, Central Kurdish
DDC Classification: 490
RVK Classification: EV 2500 ; EV 2560 ; EV 2570 ; EV 2595
DOI: 10.20378/irbo-55875
Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY - Attribution 4.0 International
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus4-558751
Document Type: Book
Release date: 15. September 2019

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