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Afro-Asiatic Literature (Hamito-Semitic)

Detailed instructions concerning the citation order for the particular literatures below hold priority. In general, and unless otherwise stated:

For Works by or about more than one author, add as appropriate to the base number for the particular literature (note that some base numbers must be constructed, see below) the form divisions -01-09 from Dewey 19 (the precursors to the current Standard Subdivisions), but do not extend beyond the first digit (What has been used in the past are the form divisions prior to their expansion in the 17th or 18th edition of Dewey):

Collections in more than one form add -08
Criticism of more than one form add -09


For Works by or about more than one author in Specific forms, add to the base number for the for the particular literature:

Collections of Poetry add -081
Criticism and Interpretation of Poetry add -091
Collections of Drama add -082
Criticism and Interpretation of Drama add -092
Collections of Fiction add -083
Criticism and Interpretation of Fiction add -093


For Works by or about an individual author, the citation order is to first class together all the works by or about an author using only the base class number (note that some base numbers must be constructed, see below) for the particular literature (do not add genre numbers), followed by a standard book number (i.e., treat book number construction the same as for British and American literatures) to complete the call number.

Base Numbers

Afro-Asiatic literatures 892
  
East Semitic (Akkadian) 892.1
  
Aramaic 892.2
Biblical Aramaic (Chaldee) and Samaritan 892.29
Eastern Aramaic (Syriac) 892.3
  
Hebrew 892.4
Yiddish
Add -08-09 for Collections or Criticism.
Do not add genre numbers.
892.49
Canaanite-Phoenician (Punic, Ugaritic, Minoan Linear A) 892.6
  
Arabic 892.7
Ethiopic (Geez, Tigre, Tigrinya, Amharic, Argobba, Harari, Gurage) 892.8
South Arabic (Mahri, Sokotri, Qarawi) 892.9
  
Hamitic and Chad
Add to 893 the numbers following 93 in "Languages" notation 931-937 from Table 6, v. 1, Dewey 19. (i.e., Egyptian: 893.1; Coptic: 893.2; Hausa: 893.72).
893
Altaic
Add to 894 the numbers following 94 in "Languages" notation 941-943 from Table 6, v. 1, Dewey 19. (i.e., Turkish: 894.35).
894.1-.3
Samoyedic (Yenisei, Yurak, Kamasin) 894.4
  
Finno-Ugric 894.5
Ugric (including Ostyak, Vogul) 894.51
Hungarian (Magyar) 894.511
  
Permian (including Zyrian, Votyak) 894.53
  
Finnic (including Karelian, Livonian, Veps) 894.54
Finnish (Suomi) 894.541
Estonian 894.545
  
Lapp 894.55
Middle Volga (including Mordvin, Cheremis) 894.56
  
Paleosiberian (including Gilyak, Ainu, Yukaghir) 894.6
  
Dravidian (south Indian) 894.8
Dravida group (including Malto, Kota, Toda, Kurukh) 894.81
Tamil 894.811
Malayalam 894.812
Kanarese (Kannada) 894.814
  
Andhra group 894.82
Gondi 894.823
Khond (Kandh) 894.824
Telugu 894.827
Brahui 894.83