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Abgadiyat     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
African and Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 0)
African Diaspora     Open Access   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.228, CiteScore: 0)
African Yearbook of Intl. Law Online : Annuaire Africain de droit international Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Al-Bayan : J. of Qur’an and Hadith Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Amphibia-Reptilia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.692, CiteScore: 1)
Amsterdamer Beitrage zur alteren Germanistik     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Animal Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 1)
Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di storia della scienza di Firenze     Hybrid Journal  
Annali Sezione Orientale     Hybrid Journal  
Arab Law Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Arabica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
Aramaic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv für Religionspychologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 1)
Aries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.277, CiteScore: 0)
Art & Perception     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.463, CiteScore: 1)
Asia Pacific J. on Human Rights and the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Asia-Pacific J. of Ocean Law and Policy     Hybrid Journal  
Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Asian J. of Social Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.147, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Review of World Histories     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Asiascape : Digital Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Austrian Review of Intl. and European Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Baltic Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Behaviour     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.808, CiteScore: 1)
Biblical Interpretation A J. of Contemporary Approaches     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / J. of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.176, CiteScore: 0)
Brill Open Biology     Open Access  
Brill's Annual of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.133, CiteScore: 0)
Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Bustan     Hybrid Journal  
Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian-American Slavic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Central Asian Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
China Nonprofit Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Global Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Church History and Religious Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 55, SJR: 0.203, CiteScore: 0)
Climate law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.372, CiteScore: 1)
Cognitive Semantics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Comparative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37, SJR: 0.201, CiteScore: 0)
Computing Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Contemporary Pragmatism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.197, CiteScore: 0)
Crustaceana     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.306, CiteScore: 1)
Dead Sea Discoveries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.169, CiteScore: 0)
Die Welt des Islams     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
Early Science and Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.241, CiteScore: 0)
East Asian Publishing and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
East Central Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Ecclesial Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Ecclesiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Erasmus Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.217, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Comparative Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
European J. of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 396, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of East Asian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Health Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Jewish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Migration and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42, SJR: 0.337, CiteScore: 1)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Exchange     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Experiment : A J. of Russian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Explorations in Renaissance Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Fascism     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Economics in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.134, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Education in China     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.185, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of History in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Law in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Literary Studies in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Frontiers of Medical and Biological Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Frontiers of Philosophy in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
Global J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Global Responsibility to Protect     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.371, CiteScore: 1)
Grazer Philosophische Studien     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.254, CiteScore: 0)
Greek and Roman Musical Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Grotiana     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Hague J. of Diplomacy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Hawwa     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
Helsinki Monitor     Hybrid Journal  
Historical Materialism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.286, CiteScore: 0)
Historiography East and West     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Hobbes Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Horizons in Biblical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Human Rights Case Digest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
IAWA J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.771, CiteScore: 1)
IMAGES     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Indo-European Linguistics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indo-Iranian J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Inner Asia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Insect Systematics & Evolution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Intellectual History of the Islamicate World     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. Bibliography of Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. Community Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Criminal Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.481, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.147, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. for the Study of Skepticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Children's Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Chinese Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.164, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Marine and Coastal Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Public Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.271, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of the Platonic Tradition     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. on Minority and Group Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.454, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Labor Rights Case Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. Labour Law Reports Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. Negotiation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.431, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Organizations Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. Review of Pragmatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Iran and the Caucasus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
Islamic Law and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
Italian Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
J. for European Environmental & Planning Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.271, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of Judaism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of the Historical Jesus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Abbasid Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of African Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of American-East Asian Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Ancient Near Eastern Religions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.149, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Arabic Literature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Chinese Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
J. of Chinese Military History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Chinese Overseas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.122, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Cognition and Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.409, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Crustacean Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.445, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Early American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Early Modern History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
J. of East Asian Archaeology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
J. of Egyptian History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Empirical Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.353, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Greek Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Intl. Humanitarian Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Intl. Peacekeeping     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 342, SJR: 0.158, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Islamic Manuscripts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jesuit Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jewish Languages     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Jewish Thought and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Language Contact     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Law, Religion and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.201, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Migration History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
J. of Modern Russian History and Historiography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
J. of Moral Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.324, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Muslims in Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Pentecostal Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Persianate Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.198, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Phenomenological Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Reformed Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.167, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Religion in Japan     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Sufi Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Economic and Social History of the Orient     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.431, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Philosophy of History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
J. of World Investment & Trade     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
J. of Youth and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Korean J. of Intl. and Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
KronoScope     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Language Dynamics and Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.289, CiteScore: 1)
Law and Practice of Intl. Courts and Tribunals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.28, CiteScore: 0)
Logos : J. of the World Book Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Lusotopie     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Matatu - J. for African Culture and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Medieval Encounters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Méthexis Intl. J. for Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Method & Theory in the Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.318, CiteScore: 1)
Middle East J. of Culture and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Middle East Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.228, CiteScore: 0)
Mission Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Mnemosyne     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
Multisensory Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.834, CiteScore: 2)
Muqarnas Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
NAN Nü     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Nematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.589, CiteScore: 1)
Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
New West Indian Guide     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Nordic J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.208, CiteScore: 0)
Novum Testamentum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Numen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 0)
Nuncius     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 0)
Ocean Yearbook Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Oriens     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Oriente Moderno     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Oud Holland - Quarterly for Dutch Art History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Palestine Yearbook of Intl. Law Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Perspectives on Global Development and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Philosophia Reformata     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Phronesis : A journal for Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.16, CiteScore: 0)
Pneuma     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.234, CiteScore: 0)
Polis : The J. of the Society for Greek Political Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Quaerendo     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Religion and Human Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Religion and the Arts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Religion and Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Research in Phenomenology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Central and East European Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.205, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Rabbinic Judaism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Review of Religion and Chinese Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Rural China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Russian History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 0)

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  • “Heavy Shekels” in Late Bronze Age Syria
    • Authors: Carlo Zaccagnini
      First page: 3
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 3 - 18This article deals with problems related to the use of different weight systems in international relations during the Late Bronze Age. Three case-studies have been chosen: the compensation for the murder of foreign merchants in Ugarit (“the Karkemish shekel”); the reimbursement of a debt at Emar (“the big weight of the country of Subaru”); the tribute of the king of Ugarit to the king of Hatti (“the heavy Hittite shekel”).
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  • Portuguese Loans in Some African Languages
    • Authors: Sergio Baldi
      First page: 19
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 19 - 44The presence of Portuguese in Africa for more than five centuries has left a sensible trace in the languages spoken on the continent. Exploiting a Data Base created to monitor the influence of Portuguese on African languages, this paper tries to show how more than five hundred Portuguese loans are found in some one hundred and fifty African languages. The degree of assimilation and their numbers vary from language to language, but it is astonishing to find some Portuguese loans even in some languages spoken in the interior of the continent, far from the places where Portuguese presence was firmly established for a long time.
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • L’ago variabile del Marocco: leggenda o realtà'
    • Authors: Manuel Barbera; Ilenia Girlando
      First page: 45
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 45 - 68In Moroccan Arabic the existence of a variable term depending on the different moments of the day has become an urban legend. That’s not the case. This phenomenon finds verification in this context and we attempt to explain it.
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  • Early Islamic Kūfa in Context: A Chronological Reinterpretation of the
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    • Authors: Aila Santi
      First page: 69
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 69 - 103The origin of the congregational mosque-dār al-imāra combination—despite wide acknowledgement of its symbolic importance and spread in early Islamic urbanism—has until now been considered the mere result of a measure to protect public treasure implemented in Kūfa at a very early date (638) as a consequence of a burglary. A critical analysis of literary sources, combined with a systematic review of the available archaeological evidence, has made it possible to confute this traditional view in favour of a new dating for the emergence of the first Kūfan dār al-imāra and its architectural development, suggesting interesting insights pertaining to the monumental propaganda promoted by the ruling élite in the Umayyad era.
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  • Idols and Idolatry in the Legendary Literature
    • Authors: Francesca Bellino
      First page: 104
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 104 - 134This article aims at analyzing idolatry inasmuch it appears as a literary motif in legendary maġāzī literature, a large and varied corpus of narratives, spread mostly in the post-Classical period (15th–19th centuries), which recount in fictional way the early Muslim military expeditions that took place during Muḥammad’s lifetime (Ar. ġazawāt, sing. ġazwa). Within this genre, it considers primarily those ġazawāt in which direct references to idolatry appear, either as references to the general concept or as references to individual idols. Regarding the latter, it provides an overview, accompanied by textual examples, of all the idols mentioned by name in the ġazawāt, divided into those that are also attested in the historical sources, and the fictitious ones invented by the narrators for narrative purposes.
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      First page: 135
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  • Sociolinguistic Factors Affecting Vowel Devoicing in Spontaneous Japanese:
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    • Authors: Giuseppe Pappalardo
      First page: 164
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 164 - 180Maekawa and Kikuchi (2005) used the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese (CSJ) to analyse the frequency of vowel devoicing in different phonological environments. According to their analysis, the devoicing rate is highest when a fricative is followed by a stop and lowest when an affricate is followed by a fricative. Moreover, the results of their study suggest that devoicing also occurs in atypical environments, as in non-close vowels and in contexts where a vowel is followed by a voiced consonant. However, the frequency of devoicing is conditioned not only by phonological factors but, at a certain extent, also by extra-linguistic and sociological factors such as age, gender and speech style. This paper aims to analyse the sociolinguistic variation of vowel devoicing in spontaneous Japanese using the CSJ-Core consisting of about 45 hours of speech, all of which have been (sub-)phonemically segmented. Age, gender and speech style variation has been analysed for different phonological environments. Particular attention will be given to atypical environments which showed a higher rate of variability.
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    • Authors: Alfredo Criscuolo
      First page: 183
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 183 - 192The lexical material handed down in the Mandaic literature is the result of composite and stratified processes that make its analysis difficult, especially as regards etymologies and semantics. The most valuable reference tool in Mandaic lexicography (Drower, Macuch 1963) is not more conform to the modern needs of Aramaic lexicography. The present article is a first attempt of analysis in the lexicographical field of grief and pain in Classical Mandaic.
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
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    • Authors: Luca D’Anna
      First page: 193
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 193 - 202The present paper offers a review of Stefano Manfredi’s Arabi Juba: un pidgin-créole du Soudan du Sud (2017), discussing the potential benefits of its methodological approach for the field of Arabic linguistics and dialectology. Manfredi’s volume represents the latest and most comprehensive description of Juba Arabic, a pidgin / creole spoken in South Sudan. It includes a socio-historical introduction describing the conditions from which the speech community that gave rise to Juba Arabic first emerged, followed by nine chapters that provide a detailed description of the language at the phonological, morphological and syntactical levels. The paper also discusses how Manfredi’s approach goes in the direction of a linguistics of speech communities invoked by Magidow (2017) and how it might represent a model for future grammars of dialectal Arabic. Manfredi (2017), in fact, provides a multidimensional description of Juba Arabic, in which the diverse nature of its speakers (monolinguals native speakers vs bilinguals L2 speakers with different L1s) and the prolonged contact with its lexifier language (Sudanese Arabic) give origin to acrolectal and basilectal varieties. Manfredi analyzes internal variation from both a synchronic and diachronic perspective, resorting to the concept of “dynamic synchrony” to describe ongoing processes of language change. The linguistic situation of the Arabic-speaking world after the end of the colonial period, on the other hand, witnesses a more and more intense contact between different Arabic dialects and an increased influence from MSA, through mass media and growing rates of literacy. The situation of language contact that results from these circumstances needs more refined conceptual tools in order to be effectively described. For this reason, and in light of Magidow (2017), this review article argues that the approach adopted by Manfredi might be successfully imported in the field of Arabic dialectology.
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Greco antico o coreano moderno' Qualche dubbio su un’iscrizione
           da Kara Kamar
    • Authors: Maurizio Riotto
      First page: 203
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 203 - 215This paper proposes a new interpretation of a controversial inscription found in 1988 at Kara Kamar, Uzbekistan. Despite several problems in its reading and interpretation, in fact, the inscription has been generally considered a dedicatory (') epigraph written in ancient Greek. This paper, however, shows that a significant part of the inscription makes sense when considered written in Korean language and alphabet. Therefore, the paper suggests the possibility that the author of the epigraph might have been a Korean individual lived in modern/contemporary epoch.
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Gianluigi Martini
    • Authors: Flavia Aiello
      First page: 219
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 219 - 221
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Pearce Paul Creasman, Richard H. Wilkinson
    • Authors: Rosanna Pirelli
      First page: 222
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 222 - 230
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Jean-Francois Breton (en coll. avec Jean-Claude Bessac)
    • Authors: Andrea Manzo
      First page: 231
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 231 - 235
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • M. Maillot
    • Authors: Andrea Manzo
      First page: 236
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 236 - 240
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Michela Gaudiello, Paul A. Yule
    • Authors: Gilda Ferrandino
      First page: 241
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 241 - 246
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Philip F. Esler
    • Authors: Dorota Hartman
      First page: 247
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 247 - 249
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Stefan C. Reif
    • Authors: Giancarlo Lacerenza
      First page: 250
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 250 - 252
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Leah Di Segni, Yoram Tsafrir, with Judith Green
    • Authors: Dario Nappo
      First page: 253
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 253 - 255
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Roshdi Rashed
    • Authors: Francesca Bellino
      First page: 256
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 256 - 258
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
  • Noël Golvers
    • Authors: Luisa M. Paternicò
      First page: 259
      Abstract: Source: Volume 78, Issue 1-2, pp 259 - 262
      PubDate: 2018-04-18T00:00:00Z
       
 
 
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