17.2008, Sum: Ancient Hebrew and Greek Swadesh Lists

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Subject: 17.2008, Sum: Ancient Hebrew and Greek Swadesh Lists

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Date: 07-Jul-2006
From: Piers Kelly < pierskelly at YAHOO.IT >
Subject: Ancient Hebrew and Greek Swadesh Lists 

	
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Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 09:55:53
From: Piers Kelly < pierskelly at YAHOO.IT >
Subject: Ancient Hebrew and Greek Swadesh Lists 
 

Regarding query: http://www.linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-1778.html#2

Thank you for all the replies to my query regarding Ancient Hebrew and
Greek Swadesh lists.

In summary:
***
Alice Faber wrote that "Chaim Rabin had a Swadesh list for Hebrew and related
languages in his 1975 paper 'Lexicostatistics and the Internal Divisions of
Semitic', in the volume Hamito-Semitica, edited by James and Theodora Bynon,
Mouton (pp. 85-102)"

***
Israel Cohen listed a number of searchable online Hebrew and Greek sites based
on Strong's numbers:

These are:

http://www.Crosswalk.com (or bible.crosswalk.com/Lexicons/Hebrew if you know the
number).  Words with no hyperlink cannot be directly lined to the
interlinearised bible Here: http://bible.crosswalk.com/InterlinearBible/

http://www.htmlbible.com/sacrednamebiblecom/kjvstrongs/STRINDEX.htm

http://www.eliyah.com/lexicon.html - searchable by Hebrew, Greek or English word

http://www.studylight.org/lex/heb/

http://www.accordancebible.com/modules/details.php?ID=127

http://www.tgm.org/bible.htm

http://www.blueletterbible.org/search.html

http://www.bitsbytescomputer.com/store/customer/product.php?productid=6914&cat=100&page=1

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BPMaps/ - Phoenician body part terms inferred from
the Hermes and Aphrodite anthropomorphic maps at the BPMaps website

***
Dr Ghil`ad Zuckermann has compiled a Hebrew Swadesh 100 list
***

Of all these I would recommend http://www.eliyah.com/lexicon.html as the best
online resource. There is no advertising so the pages load very quickly and the
glosses are good. I am in the process of compiling Hebrew and Greek Swadesh 200
lists based on Robert Blust's system. I can make it available upon request in
the form of a fairly primitive excel spreadsheet. 

Thanks again,

Piers Kelly. 

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Greek, Ancient (grc)
                     Hebrew, Ancient (hbo)





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