Journal of Linguistics and Khorasan Dialects disseminates peer reviewed original research results in the field of linguistics, phonology, phonemics, semantics, discourse analysis, historical linguistics, socio-linguistics, psycholinguistics, and dialectology in both print and open-access formats. The journal aims at providing a forum that links fields, theories, research methods, and scholarly discourses in linguistics. Contributions must be written exclusively in Persian.

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Critical Discourse Analysis
The Representation of Ideology and Power in Naghmeh Samini’s Sheklak and Khab dar Fenjan-e Khali using Fairclough's Critical Discourse Analysis

Erfan Ebrahimi; Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 1-24

  This study examined the discourses of two dramatic texts written by Naghmeh Samini according to the hegemony of the time of production and consumption of the text. The plays Sheklak and Khab dar Fenjan-e Khali were published in between 2004 and 2008. The selected texts were used over the same time as ...  Read More

A New Glance at the Third Person Singular Pronoun Enclitic (aš/eš) in Colloquial Persian based on Functional Approach

Faeqe Ebrahim Poornik; Aliyeh Kord Zafaranlu Kambuziya; Mohammad Dabirmoghaddam

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 25-49

  This research tried to investigate a specific case of pronominal enclitic (eš/aš) in colloquial Persian based on functional approach. Two novels including a total of 56,500 words and the data on the internet were used as corpus. A corpus of 110 sentences with the desired structure were ...  Read More

Code Analysis of Narrative Elements in Salman Harati’s Children’s Poem

Seyed Asghar Musavi; Akbar Shabani; batul fakhreslam; parvin dokht mashhoor

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 51-73

  Semiotics is studies the sign systems, the process of interpretation, the meaning and the truth hidden behind the codes, signs and symbols. This knowledge has considerable applications and functions in various areas of human relations. Literature, including children's literature is one of the most important ...  Read More

Studying the Impact of Phonological Awareness Training on the Performance of Second Grade Female Elementary School Students in the Area of Mathematical Concepts

Elham Ziyayi; Azam Estaji; Atiyeh Kamyabi Gol

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 75-105

  Mathematical concepts including counting, comparing, and the spatial value of numbers is among the most fundamental fields that has many impacts on individuals’ life. In the process of counting, the child must retrieve the phonetic representations of numerical words. This is possible through phonological ...  Read More

Word construction
Hierarchical Schematicity in the Configuration of Sorani Kurdish Exocentric Compounds based on Booij’s Construction Morphology

Kourosh Karimi; Arezoo Najafian; Razieh Mahdi Beyraghdar; Seyed Mohammad Hosseini-Maasoum

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 107-137

  This study attempted to explore the hierarchical schematic system governing the formation of Sorani Kurdish exocentric nominal compounds to achieve their general meaning making model via the application of analytical-descriptive method based on Booij's (2010) construction morphology framework. In the ...  Read More

The Study of Some Morpho-Phonological Processes in Zanjani Turkish based on the Optimality Theory

Farnaz Ebadi; Mohammad Reza Orouji; Sakineh Ja'fari; Mehri Talkhabi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 139-163

  At the present study, some Morpho-phonological processes in Azeri Turkish, Zanjani Dialect were studied based on Optimality Theory (Prince & Smolenski, 1993). This was a descriptive-analytical study and was based on interviews with 30 native speakers (between 15 and 75 years old) of Zanjan in three ...  Read More

Linguistics and Khorasan dialects
Times and the Division of Time in the Dialect of Bimorgh Village of Gonabad

Hamid Kheslati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 165-177

  The rsults of research on authentic Farsi dialects can be used as a guide for the cultural authorities of Iran and will open a new venue for further research in this regard. Great Khorasan, where Dari Farsi originates from, has unique features. One of its features is that the dialect of many cities of ...  Read More

Linguistics and Khorasan dialects
An Etymological Investigation into the Turfan Manichaean Parthian Word “Nw ̉r”

Arman Bakhtyari

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2024, Pages 179-191

  The Turfan Parthian word “nw ̉r” appears in Manichaean Fragment M5815 Vi/29/. Andreas Henning (Durkin-Meisterernst, 2004) and Boyce (1975) have cited this word, but without any meaning or interpretation. Durkin-Meisterenst (2004) suggested that «poss. a misspelling of wᵓwr «belief» ...  Read More

A Study of the Differences Between the Kurmanji Dialect of Biglar and Other Kurmanji Dialects of the Neighboring Villages

Javad Ghanbari Beglar; Mahmoud Elyasi; Ali Izanloo

Volume 5, Issue 8 , April 2013, , Pages 1-19

  Kurmanji is probably the most well known variety of Kurdish Language. Apart from such countries as Turkey, Iraq, Syria, and some areas in western Iran, it is spoken in Khorasan-e Shomali and Khorasan-e Razavi Provinces in north-east Iran. The residents of Biglar –a village near Quchan in north-west ...  Read More

The Etymology of Some Gilaki Words

Narjes Sabouri

Volume 9, Issue 16 , November 2017, , Pages 45-59

  Extended Abstract 1- Introduction Etymology is in brief the study of word’s origin or history. Thus, to achieve the correct root of ‌a word, one should get back in time to be able to provide evident information about the word and confidently restore the word-formation process. Gilaki dialect is ...  Read More

Analysis and Comparison of “Amouzesh-e-novin-e zaban-e-Farsi” and “Amouzesh-e-Farsi-be-Farsi” Textbook Series Based on a Validated Checklist

Massoumeh Khodaei Moghaddam; Atiyeh Kamyabi Gol; Shahla Sharifi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , March 2023, , Pages 126-152

  Textbook content evaluation based on a checklist is a widely common method for evaluating textbooks. This type of evaluation plays an effective role on preserving textbook quality. In this study, by applying a validated checklist- including 4 main categories of “physical features, design and layout”, ...  Read More

Linguistic typology
The Representation of Body Names in Expressing Emotions: A Typological View

Vali Rezai; Tahereh Samenian

Volume 15, Issue 3 , December 2023, , Pages 27-1

  Lexical typology is related to the specific ways in which languages incorporate meaning into words. In this way, lexical typology, which deals with words, can be considered a sub-branch of semantic typology. Recently, studies in cognitive linguistics have shown how body parts act as a source for conceptualizing ...  Read More

Discourse analysis
A Comparative Study of Linguistic Romanticism in the Poems of Ebtehaj and Ansi al-Haj using a Cognitive Approach

GhaderiTape Rasht Salim; Naser Hosini; Ardashir Sadraddini

Volume 15, Issue 3 , December 2023, , Pages 143-121

  Cognitive linguistics, as one of the main categories of cognitive science, looks at language as a tool for discovering the structure of the human cognitive system. Cognitive semantics, as one of the basic fields of cognitive linguistics, has various theories such as image schemas, conceptual fusion, ...  Read More

Discourse analysis
Narrative Complexity in Mono- and Bilingual 4-6 Year Old Children: A Case Study in Tehrân and Juybâr

atoosa rostambeik

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 June 2024

  Assessing the development of narrative skills is one of the practical and mostly used methods in research related to bilingualism, language acquisition, and language impairment. Especially, tools designed based on the story grammar which focuses on both cognitive and linguistic skills attracted a lot ...  Read More

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