Gholami, Saloumeh (ed.). 2018. Endangered Iranian Languages. Reichert Verlag.
This edited volume brings together work by theoretical linguists and field linguists who share a strong commitment to the scientific documentation and investigation of endangered Iranian languages. Five chapters of this volume represent the contributors’ findings on endangered Iranian languages and dialects found both inside Iran as well as in other countries. Their work deals with a variety of topics, ranging from documentation methods to aspects of philology, morphology, phonology, syntax, and dialectology.
Table of contents:
- Editor’s Preface
- Mohammad Dabir-Moghadam: Non-Canonical Subject Construction in Endangered Iranian Languages: Further Investigation into the Debates on the Genesis of Ergativity
- Donald Stilo: Dikin Marāei Tati of Alamut: an undocumented conservative Tati language
- Brigitte Werner: Forms and Meanings of the Ezafe in Zazaki
- Jaroslava Obrtelova & Ralhon Sohibnazarbekova: Steps being taken to reverse language shift in the Wakhi language in Tajikistan
- Saloumeh Gholami: Pronomial clitics in Zoroastrian Dari (Behdīnī) of Kerman