10483 Hebrew Morphology

Credits: 6 intermediate credits in Linguistics or in Hebrew Language

Prerequisites: none

Author: Ora R. Schwarzwald

The course presents the morphological structure of Hebrew based on general linguistic theories. Word formation processes are described as forming lexical items and as determined by syntactic processes. The course is designed for students of linguistics and Hebrew language.

Topics: Introduction theoretical background and principles; Basic concepts; The structure of the Hebrew word; Processes in the formation of the Hebrew word; Derivation and inflection; The Hebrew syllable and morpheme; Morphophonemic processes in Hebrew; Roots, conjugation and meter; Gender in Hebrew morphology; Number in Hebrew morphology.