A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, by Michael Sokoloff

By Michael Sokoloff

The second one version of Carl Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, released in 1928, is rightly thought of to be the easiest dictionary of Syriac ever written. although, its Latin language and the ordering of phrases based on triliteral Semitic roots make tough to take advantage of for many scholars and students. additionally, the dictionary was once composed in an incredibly concise demeanour, which intended that references got with no bringing up any of the textual content. This usually makes the glosses most unlikely even for somebody who is familiar with Latin.

In the eighty one years that experience handed because the book's e-book, there were nice advances in either Aramaic and Semitic experiences. additionally, Syriac studies—especially the e-book of the severe texts of classical authors, resembling Ephrem—have significantly more desirable our wisdom of Syriac and feature made the e-book of a brand new and updated dictionary significant. despite the fact that, simply because a brand new dictionary venture doesn't but exist and might take a long time to accomplish, this variation of Brockelmann's paintings has been undertaken to make Syriac vocabulary extra obtainable to either students and scholars. Following are the adjustments brought into the Syriac Lexicon during this revision:

- The meanings are given in English, now not Latin.
- The vocabulary is ordered alphabetically.
- All textual content citations were confirmed through consulting the unique courses, and the place new serious variants have seemed (for instance, these of E. Beck for the works of Ephrem), references were replaced to indicate to the hot editions.
- textual content citations with partial or whole translations have now been provided.
- all the etymologies were completely revised.
- digital indexes (English-Syriac and textual content References) were prepared.

This dictionary is a vital software for an individual operating in Syriac stories, Semitic linguistics, and biblical studies.

You can obtain the corrections within the moment printing right here: http://www.eisenbrauns.com/assets/errata/Sokoloff_Lexicon_Corrections_for_2nd_printing.pdf. The variation orthographies additions can be found right here: http://www.eisenbrauns.com/assets/errata/Sokoloff_Variant_Orthographies.pdf.

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