The Aramaic Language of the Zohar

Resources for studying Kabbalah in the original language


These materials on the syntax of the Zohar’s Aramaic are original content of this website, copyright 2018 by the author, Judy Barrett. They are work in progress, subject to revision.

Feel free to download and use these pdf files for your study. Let us know if you find them useful; if you spot errors or have questions, please contact us. 


Grammar is the set of rules for how words are put together (for example: plural forms; possessives). Syntax is the set of rules for sentence structure: how words relate to each other in a sentence.

Syntax of the Sentence: Subordinate Clauses

Further Study

Twelve Lessons in the Grammatical and Syntactic Analysis of the Zohar, by Judy Barrett. This is a kind of second-year textbook in Zoharic Aramaic.