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 June 24, 2019, at the Near Eastern Seminar organized by the Section of Near Eastern Studies, IOM RAS, Prof of the University of Michigan A.D. Knysh will submit his presentation Sufism and Quran: Evolution of Sufi Exegesis.