THE PHOENIX ON THE DAY OF THE RED DOG
Or, in Jurchen,
<RED.nggiyan DOG DAY> fulanggiyan indahūn inenggi
Today I accepted a request from Marijn van Putten (blog / academia.edu) to follow me on Twitter. Here are three samples of his work:1. What was Sibawayh's pronunciation of Arabic ج <j>?
2. "Is Qur'ān a loanword from Syriac?"
All historical linguistics students would benefit from his
explanation of how to evaluate loanword proposals.
Case for Proto-Semitic and Proto-Arabic Case: A Reply to Jonathan Owens"
I was not convinced by Owens' argument for case as an innovation in
Arabic, but as a nonspecialist I didn't feel competent to judge. So I
am happy to see Ahmad
Al-Jallad and Van Putten's critical take.