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Name: Gene  Gragg
Institution: University of Chicago
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Sumerian
Selected Publications: The Dimensional Infixes of Sumerian Alter Orient und Altes Testament Sonderreihe 5 (Neukirchen, 1973).
Oromo Dictionary (Michigan State Univ. Press, 1982).

''Estimating Convergence and Conflict among Cognate Sets in a Cushitic Etymological Index,'' in M. Bechhaus-Gerst & F. Serzisko (eds.), Cushitic - Omotic: Papers from the International Symposium on Cushitic and Omotic Linguistics (Hamburg, Helmut Buske Verlag, 1988), pp. 187-202.

'''Also in Cushitic': How to Account for the Complexity of Geez-Cushitic Lexical Interactions?'' in Alan Kaye (ed.) Semitic Studies in Honor of Wolf Leslau Vol. 1 (Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1991), pp. 570-576.

''Phonology, Comparative Method, and Etymological Databases'', in R. Voigt (ed.) Papers in Cushitic and Omotic Linguistics (Berlin, 1996).

''Etymology and Electronics: The Afroasiatic Index'' Oriental Institute News and Notes (Spring, 1996), pp. 1-5.

''Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions from Persepolis in Electonic Form'' Oriental Institute News and Notes (Spring, 1998), pp. 1-5. (With Matthew Stolper).

''Subject, Object, Verb Word Order in Urartian: Prelude to Typology,'' Aula Orientalis 9 (1991), 105-112.

''íSouth Arabian/Axumiteí Dipinto'', Ch. 10 in S. Sidebotham (ed.) Berenice 1995 (Research School CNWS, Leiden, 1996), pp. 209-211.

''Ge'ez'', Ch. 13 in R. Hetzron (ed) The Semitic Languages (Routledge, 1997), pp. 242-260.

''Phonology of Ethiopic'' & ''Phonology of Old South Arabian'', Chs. 11 & 12 in Alan Kaye (Ed.) Introduction to the Phonology of Oriental Languages (Eisenbraunís, 1997). Pp. 161-186.

''Early Ethiopic - Aksum'', chapter in World's Ancient Languages, ed. R. Woodard (Cambridge University Press, in press)

''Cushitic Languages'', chapter in survey of Afroasiatic Historical Grammar, ed. B. Kienast (Harrassowitz, forthcoming)
Dissertation Director * of: Asseverative la- in Arabic and Related Semitic Particles
(David Testen, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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