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Judeo-Arabic, Libya, Hebrew Component in
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1. Introduction

In the Arabic dialect of the Jews of Tripoli (Libya) the following Hebrew elements have been identified in fieldwork carried out by S. Yoda between 1996 and 2000:

ʿīnārə́ʿ (< עֵין הָרַע ʿēn hå̄-rå̄ʿ) ‘evil eye’, bdəq (< בָּדַק bå̄ḏaq) ‘to check’, bəsxū́č (< בִּזְכוּת bi-zḵūṯ) ‘thanks to’, brāxā́ (< בְּרָכָה bərå̄ḵå̄) ‘blessing’, būrī́m (< פּוּרִים p…

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Yoda, Sumikazu, “Judeo-Arabic, Libya, Hebrew Component in”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 17 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000916>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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