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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.
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 ...
This book, covering the entire spectrum of Arabic manuscripts, and especially the handwritten book, consists of a glossary of technical terms and a bibliography. The technical terms, collected from a variety of sources embrace a vast range of topics dealing with the making and reading (studying) ...
Rudolf de Jong
This study offers a thorough analysis of the bedouin dialects of the northern Sinai littoral. Proposing 82 criteria and introducing 'partial isoglosses' to typologically measure dialects, the author shows that three of five dialect groups identified form a linguistic continuum.
A lexicon of words and idioms used by the Andalusi people in their middle and low register speech, together with etymological discussion of items and other panchronical information.
This publication provides definitions, summaries and extensive citations of the terminology in the philological commentary on the Qur’ān, by al-Farrā’ (d. 207/822). This Lexicon provides the first comprehensive study of the Kūfan terminology based on an extant Kūfan source.
Edited by Stefan Sperl and Christopher Shackle
This two-volume publication provides a unique introduction to the qadisa, a major poetic genre current in Islamic literatures from medieval times to the present; it comprises a volume of papers and an accompanying anthology of 50 poems in 14 languages with English translation.
Edited by Shlomo Izre'el and Shlomo Raz
Edited by John O. Hunwick and R.S. O'Fahey. Compiled by John O. Hunwick. With the Assistance of Razaq Abu Bakre, Hamidu Bobboyi, Roman Loimeier, Stefan Reichmuth and Muhammad Sani Umar. Editorial Consultant: Albrecht Hofheinz.
This work is the first comprehensive guide to the Arabic-Islamic writing of Nigeria and neighbouring countries, listing all known authors, their works, manuscripts and published editions and translations. An initial overview and chapter introductions provide an outline intellectual history.
Edited by J.O. Hunwick and R.S. O'Fahey. Compiled by R.S. O'Fahey. With the Assistance of Muhammad Ibrahim Abu Salim, Albrecht Hofheinz, Yahya Muhammad Ibrahim, Bernd Radtke and Knut S. Vikør
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