Hebrew has one of the longest attested histories of any of the world’s languages, with records of its use dating from antiquity until modern times. This resource gives the reader coverage of Hebrew sources, grammatical features, theoretical linguistic approaches, and more. With over 950 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics (EHLL) is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields. With thematically organized entries and readable synopses of current knowledge, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource for scholars and students of the Hebrew language.
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Geoffrey Khan is Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge. He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1998 and Honorary Fellow of the Academy of the Hebrew Language in 2011. He was awarded the Lidzbarski Gold Medal for Semitic Philology in 2004. He is the author of several books, including Neo-Aramaic Dialect Studies, The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Urmi, and A Short Introduction to the Tiberian Masoretic Bible and its Reading Tradition.