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Aramaic-Hebrew Dictionary

Is anyone familiar with the Aramaic-Hebrew Dictionary by Rabbi Ezra Zion Melemed? If so, how useful (if any) do you think it might be for the study of Aramaic? It says it is a tool for Gemara study.

Explanation from the sales website:

An indispensable tool for anyone involved in Gemara study. An Aramaic-Hebrew dictionary for the Talmud with terms presented alphabetically, in the form in which they appear in the Talmud. In Hebrew. Includes a 100-page section on variant readings in the Talmud. 592 pp.

They also have another book called Grammar for Gemara & Targum Onkelos with the following description:

An expanded edition! The most useful work available in English on Babylonian Talmud grammar. Includes paradigms of the verb, the noun, pronoun and adjective, plus the full conjugations of 30 crucial Aramaic verbs. A publication of the Ariel Institute. 120 pp.

I found these on Felhdeim Publishers. I typed in the word Aramaic in their search box without using the drop down menu on the left and it produced various results for publications related to Aramaic.

If anyone is familiar with any of these resources, the reason I ask is I'm compiling a list of useful books and other items that would be useful for the study of Aramaic.

If you have any suggestions for the list please let me know. <!-- sSmile --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/smile.gif" alt="Smile" title="Smile" /><!-- sSmile --> I have some "modern Aramaic" resources but I'm looking more for ancient, etc.

Thanks in advance,
I have the following titles in my personal library (the one in bold is a must-have):

Aramaic & Hebrew Grammars
1) Grammar of Palestinian Jewish Aramaic - William B. Stevenson
2) A Grammar of Biblical Aramaic - Franz Rosenthal
3) Classical Aramaic: Book 1 by Rocco A. Errico
4) Studies in Qumran Aramaic, Abr Nahrain Suppl. 3, Louvain 1992 - T. Muraoka
5) The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Harvard Semitic Studies, Vol 29) - Elisha Qimron
6) Teach Yourself Biblical Hebrew Complete Course - Roland Kenneth Harrison
7) Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar - William Gesenius
8 ) A Grammar for Biblical Hebrew - C. L. Seow
9) Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew - SR Driver
10) Biblical Hebrew Step by Step, Volume 1 & 2: Readings from the Book of Genesis - Menahem Mansoor
11) A Grammar of Biblical Hebrew: v. 1, pt. 1. Orthography and phonetics; v. 1, pt. 2. Morphology; v. 2, pt. 3. Syntax (Subsidia Biblica, 14/1-14/2) - Paul Jouon & T. Muraoka
12) A Textbook of Israeli Hebrew - Haiim B. Rosen
13) 501 Hebrew Verbs : Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses in a New Easy-To-Follow Format alphabetically Arranged by Root - Shmuel Bolozky
14) Everyday Hebrew - Eliezer Tirkel
15) Barron's Mastering Hebrew: Level 1 (12 Cassettes with Book) - Joseph A. Reif & Hanna Levinson
16) Comparative Philology and the Text of the Old Testament: With Additions and Corrections - James Barr
17) A History of the Hebrew Language - Angel S??enz-Badillos, John Elwolde (Translator)

1) The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary - N. S. Doniach, a Kahane, N Doniach, Ahuvia Kahane, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
2) The Meridian Hebrew/English English/Hebrew Dictionary - Dov Ben-Abba
3) A Hebrew & English Lexicon To The Old Testament - William Osburn Jr.
4) Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon - Francis Brown, S. Driver, C. Briggs
5) The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament - Ludwig Koehler, Walter Baumgartner

6) Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament - G.Johannes Botterweck & Helmer Ringgren

Old Testament Concordance
1) A New Concordance of the Old Testament - Abraham Even-Shoshan
2) Konkordanz zum hebraischen Alten Testament, nach dem von Paul Kahle in der Biblia Hebraica edidit Rudolf Kittel besorgten Masorertischen Text - Gerhard Lisowski
One of the first owners of the facsimile of <a href=""><b>Codex Leningrad</b></a>
Thank you for posting these excellent resources. My apologies for not responding sooner.

Thanks again,

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