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Author(s): Gale R. Owen-Crocker | not-specified
See leather: garments and footwear. For raw hide shoes see hemming and rifeling. Other types of footwear include buskins; boots; slippers; and metal foot protection, which may be found under armour. Gale R. Owen-Crocker Not Specified Not Specified

Primary Source Abbreviations I-VI

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AbhiBhā. Abhinavabhārati AbhiD. Abhinayadarpaṇa AbhK. Abhidharmakośa AbhKBh. Abhidharmakośabhāṣya AbhKVyā. Abhidharmakośavyākhyā ĀdHṛ. Ādityahṛdaya ĀG. Ādigranth AgMa. Agastimata AgP. Agnipurāṇa AhirSa. Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā AitĀ. Aitereyāraṇyaka AitBr. Aitareyabrāhmaṇa AjiĀg. Ajitāgama ĀK. Ānandakanda AK. Amarakośa AmBU. Amṛtabindopaniṣad AmPrab. Amaraughaprabodha AN. Aṅguttaranikāya AṇuBh. Aṇubhāṣya Anuvyā. Anuvyākhyāna ĀpDhS. Āpastambadharmasūtra ĀpGS. Āpastambagṛhyasūtra ĀpŚS. Āpastambaśrautasūtra ĀpSulS. Āpastambaśulbasūtra Āry.…

Journals and Series I-VI

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AA Arts Asiatiques AAA Archives of Asian Art  AAAG Annals of the Association of American Geographers AAAPSS Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science AAE Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy AaM Anthropology and Medicine AARAS American Academy of Religion Academy Series AASF-B/H Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae B/Humaniora ABORI Annals of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute ABS American Behavioral Scientist AcA Acta Asiatica ACK Amar Chitra Kathā AE American Ethnologist AÉPHÉ Annuaire de L’École Pratique des Hautes Études AER American Economic…

List of Contributors vols. I-VI

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Acevedo, Deepa Das, received her PhD in anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2013 and is currently a JD student at the University of Chicago Law School. Her dissertation examined the executive and judicial regulation of public Hindu temples in Kerala, India, with a focus on the prominent Ayyappan temple at Sabarimala. Separately, she has also written on the treasures unearthed in 2011 at the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Trivandrum, Kerala ( Modern Asian Studies, forthcoming) as well as on secular governance in India ( Law & Social Inquiry, 2013) and the development of “Hindu law” ( R…

General Abbreviations I-VI

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app. appendix approx. approximately Arab. Arabic arch. archeological Ardh.  Ardhamagadhi Ass. Assamese astr. astronomical Aves. Avestan b. born Bah.  Bahasa Indonesia Bal. Balinese BCE before the Common Era Beng.  Bengali bot. botanical Braj.  Brajbhasha Burm.  Burmese c. circa CE Common Era cent./cents. century/centuries ch./chs. chapter/chapters Chn. Chinese cit. cited by comm. commentary crit. ed. critical edition d. died dir. director diss. dissertation Drav.  Dravidian ed./eds. editor, edited by/editors ET English translation et al. and others etym. etymology f./ff.…

Primary Sources I-VI

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Abhidānacintāmaṇi Hemacandra’s Abhidānacintāmaṇi: Ein systematisch angeordnetes sysnonymisches Lexikon, trans. O. Böthlingk & C. Rieu, St. Petersburg, 1847. Abhidharmakośa L’Abhidharmakośa de Vasubandhu: Traduction et annotations, trans. L. de la Vallée Poussin, Brussels, 1923–1931, repr. 1971.   Abhidharmakośa of Vasubandhu, Chapter I: Dhātunirdeśa, ed. Y. Ejima, Tokyo, 1989. Abhidharmakośa(bhāṣya) Abhidharmakośa(bhāṣya) of Vasubandhu, ed. P. Pradhan, Patna, 21975. Abhidharmakośavyākhyā Abhidharmakośavyākhyā of Yaśomitra, vol. I, ed. D. Shastri, V…


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i. Acronym-like constructions based on conventional religious expressions or formulae consisting of several elements usually not fully represented in the naḥt-construction, e.g. basmala < bi-smi l-lāhi ( r-raḥmāni r-raḥīm) ‘to say: in the name of Allah (the Beneficent, the Merciful)’; ḥawqala < lā ḥawla wa-lā quwwata ( ʾillā bi-llāh) ‘to say: there is neither might nor strength (save in Allah)’; ḥamdala < al-ḥamdu li-llāh ‘to say: praise be to Allah’; damʿaza < ʾadāma ( l-lāhu) ʿizzak ‘to say: may Allah preserve your glory!’ ii. Quadriliteral constructi…


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West Sudanic Arabic

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1. Arabic of Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria The Arabic of Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria forms a broadly homogeneous dialect region characterized by a number of features either unique to Arabic dialects or found only rarely outside of the region (see Sec. 7). Within this homogeneity, at least two clear subdialects are discernible. In the southern fringe of the area, beginning in eastern Nigeria near the Cameroonian border and stretching through Cameroon and on to an as-yet-unresearched border in Chad is what…

Personal Pronoun (Arabic Dialects)

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1. Independent personal pronouns The various paradigms may be grouped into three categories, according to types of dialects: Bedouin dialects, without geographical distinction, and sedentary dialects, both Eastern and Western. The forms of the independent personal pronouns for each of the three categories are given in Table 1. Table 1. Independent personal pronouns in three types of dialects: Bedouin (Rosenhouse 1984:17–18), Cairo (Jomier and Khouzam 1977:36), and Moroccan koine (Caubet 1993:I, 159) Free pronouns Bedouin Eastern sedentary Western sedentary 1 comm. sg. ani, ān…

List of Contributors

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Abby McKeon is J.D. candidate at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where she is a research fellow, member of the Student Management Board, and Symposium volunteer for ICLARS (International Center for Law and Religion Studies). She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and editing from Brigham Young. She has studied in Sienna, Italy, and has completed a legal internship in Frankfurt, Germany. Achilles C. Emilianides is a Professor and Head of the Department of Law of the University of Nicosia. He holds a Ph.D. in Law and an LL.M. in Histor…

Wallis and Futuna

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Index of Religious Traditions

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Aboriginal Spirituality Canada Adventism Anguilla; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia; Burundi; Chile; Croatia; Dominican Republic; Finland; Ghana; Hungary; Madagascar; United States Adventists reformists Russia African Inland Church Kenya African Methodist Episcopal Churches Barbados; Namibia African Nazarene denomination Kenya African religions Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Congo, Democratic Republic of the; Jamaica; Kenya; Lesotho; Paraguay; Senegal; Somalia; Swaziland; Tanzania; Zimbabwe African traditional religions See African religions Afrikaans Re…
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