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Grammatical Descriptions (working list)

The neo-Aramaic dialect of Barwar. [1] 2008. Khan, Geoffrey. A 2000+ page grammar (with sample texts) of the dialect spoken in Barwar, specifically several villages along the river Be-Xelape.

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  • PDF online (at least right now...)
  • A variety of North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic
  • Glottolog lists this under resources for Assyrian Neo-Aramaic

The neo-Aramaic dialect of Qaraqosh. [2] 2002. Khan, Geoffrey. A 700+ page grammar (with sample texts) of the dialect spoken in the city of Qaraqosh, a bit south of the Barwar region.

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  • "One of the most archaic dialects" of North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic [3]
  • Penn has it
  • Glottolog lists this under resources for Chaldean Neo-Aramaic

Chaldean language: Elementary course. [4] 1996. Jammo, Sarhad Y. Hermiz. Evidently a 55 page elementary Chaldean course, but I can't find much information on it.

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  • The Library Network in Michigan has it. The real question is, can we get it through ILL?
  • WorldCat says it's in Chamorro...

Chaldean language: Elementary course (2nd edition). [5] 2008. Jammo, Sarhad Y. 31-page booklet with vocabulary lists and exercises.

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  • PDF online
  • Possibly related to the book of the same name (by the same author) above

The modern Assyrian language. [6] 1978. Ceret'eli, Konstantine. A book about modern Assyrian that seems to deal mostly with phonology.

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  • Penn has it

A description of modern Chaldean. [7] 1974. Sara, Solomon I. 113-page book with information about morphology and word order.

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  • Penn has it

The neo-Aramaic dialect of the Assyrian Christians of Urmi. [8] 2016. Khan, Geoffrey. ~2000 page description of the dialect spoken in Urmia, a city in the West Azarbaijan province of Iran.

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  • Penn has it

Scientific Works (working list)

Discontinuous morphology in Modern Aramaic. 1993. Rubba, Johanna Elizabeth. [9]

  • 500+ pages
  • UC San Diego has it and that's the closest place

"Remarks on the historical background of the modern Assyrian language." 2007. Khan, Geoffrey. [10]

  • Just interesting background info for our own reference

Corpora (working list)

(Khan's grammars all have sample texts, but not in the Syriac script. And the phonetic spelling he uses might not necessarily match what actual speakers use when they write it in Latin script.)

The Bible in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic. [11]

Assyrian Neo-Aramaic test wiki. [12]

"The Christian neo-Aramaic dialects of Zakho and Dihok: Two text samples." 1995. Sabar, Yona. [13]

  • available on JSTOR
  • Chaldean
  • in Latin script, with translation