This work presents a description of phonetic and grammatical features of the
dialect spoken by the settled Persian-speaking population of the region of Herat (Herat
city and some adjacent districts) in the north-west of modem Afghanistan as well as
texts in transcription and translation recorded from speakers of this dialect. It
summarizes the results of a series of studies in the Herati dialect undertaken by the
present writer. The work also includes a brief review of some lexical peculiarities and a
vocabulary of dialectal and common words used in Herati. Some grammatical issues are
presented in the Supplements...
Conference Yemen as Rally Point dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Piotr A. Gryaznevich (September 19, 1929 — February 12, 1997) and Avraam Gr. Lundin (December 25, 1929 — October 12, 1994) will be held in the IOM RAS.