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...
On April 25, 2018, at the meeting of the Council of Young Scholars at the IOM RAS, Dr V.V. Shchepkin will read a lecture The Experience of Studying the History of the Formation of the IOM RAS Japanese Collection.