Library of Congress Classification:Class P, subclass PJ -- Oriental philology and literature

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Subclass PJ: Oriental philology and languages is a classification used by the Library of Congress classification system under Class P -- Language and Literature. This article describes subclass PJ, which covers the Afro-Asiatic languages and their literatures, as well as certain non–Afro-Asiatic Jewish languages like Yiddish.

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PJ
1-9500..........Oriental philology and literature
1-489..........General
1-195.........Languages
306-489.......Literature
601-995........Special groups
601-621.......Christian Oriental
701-989.......Mohammedan
991-995.......Hamito-Semitic
1001-1989......Egyptology
1091-1109.....Egyptian writing and its decipherment
1111-1439.....Language
1481-1989.....Literature. Inscriptions
2001-2199......Coptic
2340-2399......Lybyco-Berber languages. Berber languages
2353-2367.....Libyan group
2369-2399.....Berber languages
2401-2594......Cushitic languages
3001-3097......Semitic philology and literature
3101-4091......East Semitic languages
3101-3971.....Assyriology. Akkadian
3231-3595....Language
3601-3971....Literature. Inscriptions
4001-4091.....Sumerian
4101-4197......West and North Semitic languages
4171-4197.....Phenician-Punic
4501-5192......Hebrew
4543-4937.....Language (Biblical and modern)
4951-5000.....Medieval Hebrew
5001-5060.....Literature
5050-5060....Individual authors and works
5061-5192.....Other languages used by the Jews
5111-5192....Yiddish
5201-5329......Aramaic
5211-5289.....West Aramaic
5211-5219....Biblical (Chaldaic)
5229.........Palmyrene inscriptions
5239.........Nabataean inscriptions
5241-5249....Christian Palestinian
5251-5259....Jewish Palestinian
5271-5279....Samaritan
5281-5289....Neo-Aramaic
5301-5329.....East Aramaic
5321-5329....Mandaean
5401-5909......Syriac
5414-5493.....Language
5601-5695.....Literature
5701-5709.....East Syriac (Nestorian)
5711-5719.....West Syriac (Jacobite)
5801-5809.....Neo-Syriac dialects (Modern Syriac)
5901-5909.....South Semitic languages
6001-8517......Arabic
6073-7144.....Language
6690-6697....Ancient Arabic
6701-6901....Modern Arabic dialects
6950-7144....South Arabian
6950-6981...Ancient
7051-7144...Modern
7501-8517.....Literature
7695.8-7876..Individual authors or works
8991-9293......Ethiopian languages
9001-9101.....Ethiopic (Geez)
9201-9269.....Amharic

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Library of Congress Classification Outline