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  • Translating Libyaby Ethan Chorin

    Saqi 2012; US$ 14.58

    Part anthology and part travelogue, Translating Libya presents the country through the eyes of sixteen short story writers and one American diplomat. Intrigued by the apparent absence of ?place? in modern Libyan short fiction, Ethan Chorin resolved to track down and translate stories that specifically mention cities and landmarks in Libya. The stories... more...

  • Classical Arabic Humanities in Their Own Termsby Beatrice Gruendler

    BRILL 2008; US$ 223.00

    Approaches to elements of Arabic-Islamic civilization, including linguistics, literature, literary theory, religion, ritual, economics and zoology, as well as related topics in the Old Iranian, Persian, Greek and Byzantine traditions, through the discussion of select terms, concepts and phenomena. more...

  • Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One)by Munther Younes; Makda Weatherspoon; Maha Saliba Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    ?Arabiyyat al-Naas (Part One) offers a groundbreaking introduction to Arabic as it is written and spoken by native speakers. It combines a progressive and rigorous grounding in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) ? the form employed for reading, writing and formal speaking ? with an innovative integration of the spoken Levantine variety used in everyday... more...

  • Intermediate Arabic For Dummiesby Keith Massey

    Wiley 2008; US$ 19.99

    Looking to enhance your Arabic writing skills? Intermediate Arabic For Dummies gives you practical examples and useful exercises so you can practice writing the language like a native. From vocabulary and numbers to juggling tenses, you’ll get a clear understanding of the nuances of Arabic style and usage that will have you writing in no time!... more...

  • Arabic Phrases For Dummiesby Amine Bouchentouf

    Wiley 2009; US$ 9.99

    A concise, portable guide for communicating in Arabic Today, Arabic is spoken in more than 20 countries, and more than one billion people study Arabic for religious reasons. This practical guide offers help on basic Arabic words and phrases and eases communication with Arabic speakers. Written as a companion to Arabic For Dummies, this book provides... more...

  • Information Structure in Spoken Arabicby Jonathan Owens; Alaa Elgibali

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Spoken Arabic is different in many respects from literary Arabic. This book is concerned with speakers? intentions and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this work will be of interest to both students and researchers. more...

  • Sound Mutationsby Degif Petros Banksira

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00

    This monograph, which evolved from the first linguistic dissertation to be written on Chaha (an Ethiopian Semitic language), is also the first book to deal exclusively with the phonology and morphology of the language. It is an exhaustive description and analysis, by a native speaker, of the sound patterns of this often misdescribed language and deserves... more...

  • Word Order, Agreement and Pronominalization in Standard and Palestinian Arabicby Mohammad A. Mohammad

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    The two related issues of word order, and subject-verb agreement have occupied center stage in the study of Arabic syntax since the time of Sibawayhi in the eighth century. This book is a contribution to both of these areas. It is grounded within the generative grammar framework in one of its most recent versions, namely Minimalism, as expounded in... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; Clive Holes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 188.00

    The papers in the first section of this volume, 'Variation in Arabic', deal with a wide range of topics: the function of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) vs. dialect variation in political speeches, patterns of variation in concord in Cairene dialect, the extent to which Cairenes 'know' MSA, and the scope of emphaticization in different dialects. In the... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; John McCarthy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 180.00

    The papers in this volume approach the study of Arabic, its structure and use, from different linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The book is divided into three sections: Section I Morphological and Phonological Perspectives; Section II Semantic Perspectives; Section III Sociolinguistic Perspectives. more...