The languages of Western Asia come from a range of language households, consisting of Indo-European, Semitic, Kartvelian, and Turkic, however share various functions on account of remaining in areal contact over numerous centuries. This volume, The Languages and Linguistics of Western Asia: An Areal Perspective (PDF) provides descriptions of the contemporary languages, contributed by leading professionals, and examines resemblances throughout the languages that might have occurred by areal contact.
It starts with an initial chapter providing a summary of the numerous hereditary groupings in the area and summing up some of the considerable functions and concerns associating with language contact. In the core of the volume, the discussion of the languages is divided into 5 contact locations, that include (i) eastern Anatolia and northwestern Iran, (ii) northern Iraq, (iii) western Iran, (iv) the Caspian area and south Azerbaijan, and (v) the Caucasian rim and the southern Black Sea coast. Every area consists of chapters dedicated to the languages of the location preceded by an initial area that highlights considerable contact phenomena. The volume is settled by an appendix with standard lexical products throughout a choice of the languages.
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