The Laki variety of Harsin : grammar, texts, lexicon

Faculty/Professorship: General Linguistics  
Author(s): Belelli, Sara
Editors: Haig, Geoffrey  
Publisher Information: Bamberg : University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication: 2021
Pages: xiv, 516 ; Karten
ISBN: 978-3-86309-825-4
Series ; Volume: Bamberg Studies in Kurdish Linguistics (BSKL) ; 2 
Source/Other editions: Parallel erschienen als Druckausgabe in der University of Bamberg Press, 2021 (21,00 EUR)
Language(s): English
Dissertation, L’Orientale University of Naples, 2016
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DOI: 10.20378/irb-51703
Licence: Creative Commons - CC BY - Attribution 4.0 International 
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-irb-517032
This book presents a documentation and analysis of Harsini, the language variety spoken by the people of Harsin, a small urban centre located in south-east Kermānshāh Province, western Iran. The main features of phonology and morphosyntax are outlined, and an extensive corpus of transcribed spoken texts, recorded in situ, is also provided, together with a lexicon. The book also includes comparative notes and discussion of the place of Harsini within Laki, and its relationship to Southern Kurdish. The sound files from the text corpus are available online at
GND Keywords: Südostkurdisch; Kermanschah; Mundart
Keywords: Iranian languages; language documentation; Harsin; Kermanshah; Laki; Southern Kurdish
DDC Classification: 490 Other languages  
RVK Classification: EV 2595   
Type: Book
Release Date: 8. February 2022

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