Dr. Adina Moshavi

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Publications

Books (as author)

2010. Word Order in the Biblical Hebrew Finite Clause: A Syntactic and Pragmatic Analysis of Preposing. Linguistic Studies in Ancient West Semitic 4. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

Articles and chapters in books

(With R. C. Steiner) 1995. “A Selective Glossary of Aramaic Texts in Egyptian Script.” In J. Hoftijzer and K. Jongeling (eds.), Dictionary of the North-West Semitic Inscriptions, 2:1249-1266. Leiden: Brill.

2006. “The Discourse Functions of Object/Adverbial-Fronting in Biblical Hebrew.” In S. E. Fassberg and A. Hurvitz (eds.), Biblical Hebrew in its Northwest Semitic Setting: Typological and Historical Perspectives, Publication of the Institute for Advanced Studies 1, 231-245. Jerusalem: Magnes and Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

2013. “Verbal Clause, Biblical Hebrew.” In G. Khan (ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 3, 904-910. Leiden: Brill

2013. Interrogative Clause, Biblical Hebrew.” In G. Khan (ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 2, 306-316. Leiden: Brill

2013. “Word Order, Biblical Hebrew,” In G. Khan (ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, vol. 3, 991-998. Leiden: Brill. 

Articles in periodicals

2004. “On Distinguishing Polysemy from Generality in the Biblical Hebrew Verb: An Analysis of the Verb bqš,Lěšonénu 66: 31-48 (in Hebrew).

2007. “Topicalization in Biblical Hebrew,” Lešonenu 69: 7-30 (in Hebrew).

2007. “Syntactic Evidence for a Clausal Adverb הלא in Biblical Hebrew.” Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 33: 51-63.

2007. “הלא as a Discourse Marker of Justification in Biblical Hebrew.” Hebrew Studies 48: 171-186.

2009. “Two Types of Argumentation Involving Rhetorical Questions in Biblical Hebrew Dialogue.” Biblica 90: 32-46.

2009. “Focus Preposing in Biblical Hebrew,” Lěšonénu 71: 35-55 (in Hebrew).

2010. “‘Is That Your Voice, My Son David?’ Conducive Questions in Biblical Hebrew.” Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 36: 65-81.

2011.  “Can a Positive Rhetorical Question have a Positive Answer in the Bible.” Journal of Semitic Studies 56: 253-273.

2011. “Rhetorical Question or Assertion?  The Pragmatics of הלא in Biblical Hebrew.” Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Studies 32: 91-105.

2013. “The Communicative Functions Of Content (“WH”) Questions In Classical Biblical Hebrew Prose.” Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages 39: 69-87.

2014. “What Can I Say? Implications and Communicative Functions of Rhetorical ‘WH’ Questions in Classical Biblical Hebrew Prose.” Vetus Testamentum 64: 93-108.

2015. “Between Dialectic and Rhetoric: Rhetorical Questions Expressing Premises in Biblical Prose Argumentation. Vetus Testamentum 65:136-151.

In preparation:

Books (as editor)

(With Tania Notarius) Studies in Biblical Hebrew Linguistics. Linguistic Studies in Ancient West Semitic. Indiana: Eisenbrauns.

 

 

 

Courses

 

Hebrew Syntax, Biblical Texts, Topics in Biblical Hebrew, Topics in Biblical Syntax, Topics in Biblical Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis of Biblical Hebrew.

Research

Syntax of Biblical Hebrew, pragmatics and discourse analysis of Biblical hebrew, lexical semantics of Biblical Hebrew,word order, argumentation theory, politeness theory.