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Edited by Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych, Ross Brann and Franklin Lewis
Charles Melville, Cambridge University, Gabrielle van den Berg Leiden University , Sunil Sharma Boston University
Edited by M. Mahdi
Peter Behnstedt und Manfred Woidich
This volume is the first comprehensive and systematic description of the dialect geography of the Arabic language which discusses on the basis of 112 maps topics such as types and interpretation of maps, areal norms and their significance for Arabic and the delimitation of dialect borders.
Edited by Giuliano Lancioni, Roma Tre University, and Lidia Bettini, University of Florence
This book is the first volume devoted to the issues raised by the definition of ‘word’ in Arabic. Papers include studies on the history of Arabic grammatical and rhetorical traditions, current theoretical and applied linguistics, and language contact.
Martin R. Zammit
In this analytical work, the lexical relationships between Arabic, based on the Qur'ānic register, and Akkadian, Ugaritic, Aramaic, Syriac, Hebrew, Phoenician Epigraphic, South Arabian and Ge‘ez are established. Its aim is to assess the various degrees of cultural proximity between these Semitic ...
Jared Greenblatt, Tel Aviv University
This work is a linguistic description of an obsolescent dialect of Neo-Aramaic. The dialect was originally spoken by Jews residing in the village of Amǝdya (a.k.a Amadiya) in modern-day northern Iraq. Included are edited transcriptions and translations of a selection of texts recorded in the ...
Mohssen Esseesy, The George Washington University
The empirical findings of this study establish that prepositions remain central to Arabic language users. It shows that they utilize them for construction of phrases, linked clauses, and organization of discourse, among other notable functions.
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