Married + 2 Children (Jared and Hanoch)
Fields of interest:
The Structure of Amharic, Linguistic Analysis of Sidaama, Cushitic Linguistics, Hebrew-Amharic Lexicography, Phonetics and Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Text Translation.
Was advisor and also contributor in preparation of various books on Amharic such as Amharic for Beginners and Advanced Students, Folktales of Ethiopian Jews, Amharic Songs, etc.
“Ballissha : Women's Speech Among the Sidama”, Journal of Ethiopian Studies, Vol. XX, pp. 44-59, Addis Ababa University: Institute of Ethiopian Studies, 1987. Anbessa Teferra and Unseth Peter. 1990. “Toward the Classification of Shabo”, in Bender, ed.: Topics in Nilo-Saharan Linguistics, 405-418 (Nilo-Saharan Linguistic Analyses and Documentation 3), Buske, Hamburg. 1990. “A Sketch of Shabo Grammar”, in Bender, ed.: Proceedings of the Fourth Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, 373-89 (Nilo-Saharan Linguistic Analyses and Documentation 7), Buske, Hamburg. 1991. “Complementation in Sidamo”, in Banti, ed.:Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Cushitic and Omotic Languages, Torino, Italy. 1993. “Phonological Government in Sidaama”, in Harold G. Marcus, ed. Papers of the 12th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Vol. I, pp.1085-1101 (New Trends In Ethiopian Studies), The Red Sea Press Inc. 1994. “A Brief Phonology of Shabo (Mekeyir)”, in Nicolai Robert and Rottland Frantz, eds. Fifth Nilo- Saharan Linguistics Colloquium", Nilo-Saharan Vol. 10, pp. 29-37. Köln: Köppe Verlag. 1995. "Differences Between the Amharic Dialects of Gondär and Addis Abäba" in T. Parfitt and E.Trevisan Semi (eds.) The Beta Israel in Ethiopia and Israel - Studies on the Ethiopian Jews, pp. 257-263, London: Curzon Press. 1999. “Palatalization in Sidaama”, Proceedingss of the XIVth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies. pp. 1674-78 Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University Press. 2002.
Address: Dr. Anbessa Teferra, Dept. of Hebrew and Semitic
Tel Aviv University, 69978 Tel Aviv, Israel
Home: P.O.Box 76, Hadera 38100, Israel.
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