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  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mustafa A. Mughazy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes twelve papers selected from the Twentieth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held in 2006 at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. The papers in this volume address a broad range of theoretical issues pertaining to Arabic, particularly in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, computationallinguistics, and... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Dilworth B. Parkinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers from the twenty-first Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which was held on March 2?3, 2007, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The papers in this volume deal with a variety of topics in Arabic linguistics with a notable number of them emphasizing pragmatic aspects. The papers... more...

  • The Life and Mind of Oriental Jonesby Garland Cannon

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 51.00

    This brilliant thesis of language families laid the groundwork for modern comparative linguistics. more...

  • A Linguistic History of Arabicby Jonathan Owens

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 48.99

    A Linguistic History of Arabic presents a reconstruction of proto-Arabic by the methods of historical-comparative linguistics. It challenges the traditional conceptualization of an old, Classical language evolving into the contemporary Neo-Arabic dialects. Professor Owens combines established comparative linguistic methodology with a careful reading... more...

  • Arab Linguisticsby Michael G. Carter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 195.00

    This volume provides an analysis of a famous medieval Arabic grammatical text, al-Ājurrūmiya (c. 1300), as commented on by a?-?hirbīnī (d. 1570). This edition includes the original text and a translation into English, as well as extensive comments and annotations, with the aim of making accessible both to Arabists and non-Arabists... more...

  • The Arabic Verbby Warwick Danks

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    The Arabic verbal system is, for most grammarians, the keystone of the language. Notable for the regularity of its patterns, it presents the linguist with an unparalleled opportunity to explore the Saussurean notion of the indivisible sign: form and meaning. Whilst Arabic forms are well-documented, the elucidation of the corresponding meanings has... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Sami Boudelaa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00

    The papers in this volume are a selection from papers presented at the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held in Cambridge, UK, in 2002. They deal with a wide range of theoretical issues in varieties of Arabic. more...

  • Sentence Types and Word-Order Patterns in Written Arabicby Yishai Peled

    BRILL 2008; US$ 199.00

    Analyzing the medieval Arab grammarians' treatment of sentence types and word-order patterns in Arabic, this book sheds new light on the achievements of one of the major traditions in the history of linguistics, and assesses the contribution of modern scholarship to the discussion of the issues raised. more...

  • Easy Arabic Readerby Jane Wightwick; Mahmoud Gaafar

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 17.00

    The bestselling Easy Reader series, with its distinctive three-part structure that leads beginners to intermediate-level comprehension, now offers Arabic - and aids learners with audio recordings of selected readings from the book freely accessible online. About the Book The highly successful Easy Reader series is based on the distinctive approach... more...

  • Sacred Language, Ordinary Peopleby Niloofar Haeri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 39.00

    The cultures and politics of nations around the world may be understood (or misunderstood) in any number of ways. For the Arab world, language is the crucial link for a better understanding of both. Classical Arabic is the official language of all Arab states although it is not spoken as a mother tongue by any group of Arabs. As the language of the... more...