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The Arabic Influence on Northern Berber provides an overview of the linguistic influence on a wide array of Berber varieties, the result of over a thousand years of Arabic influence.
Edited by Amal Elesha Marogy, University of Cambridge. With a foreword by M.G. Carter, University of Sydney
This volume offers in-depth introductions into major aspects of the Foundations of Arabic Linguistics, early Syriac and medieval Hebrew linguistic traditions. It presents Sībawayhi in the context of his grammatical legacy and reviews his work in the light of modern theories.
Edited by Liesbeth Zack and Arie Schippers, University of Amsterdam
Drawing on the recent discussions on Middle Arabic and Mixed Arabic, this book offers a comprehensive survey of the various fields of Muslim, Jewish and Christian Arabic texts (folklore, religious and linguistic literature) as well as the matters of mixed language and diglossia.
Edited by Lisa Matthewson
Studies internal and external factors which bear on the nature of linguistic variation proper. This book focuses on properties of the Language Faculty and its interface with other domains of the Mind/Brain, as defined within the Minimalist Program.
Rudolf P. Botha
The evolutionary emergence of language is a field generating a rapidly expanding scientific literature. But is it really science? This book provides a systematic overview of thinking in this area.
Heinrich F. Plett, Universität Duisburg-Essen
The present study provides an extensive treatment of the topic of enargeia on the basis of the classical and humanist sources of its theoretical foundation. These serve as the basis for detailed analyses of verbal and pictorial works of the Classical Antiquity and the Early Modern Age.
Edited by Lars Johanson, University of Mainz, and Martine Robbeets, University of Mainz
Copies versus Cognates in Bound Morphology puts genealogical and areal explanation for shared morphology in a balanced perspective. Lars Johanson and Martine Robbeets provide nothing less than the foundations for a new perspective on diachronic linguistics between genealogical and areal linguistics.
Although during the years philology has attained a high degree of development Etymology appears only to have reached the level of philology at the turn of the century. This dictionary embodies the findings of modern philological scholarship. It also provides the etymologies of proper and ...
Joseph B. Voyle
Offers intensive scholarly analysis, discoveries, methodologies, and important reinterpretations with regard to the emergence of Germanic features. This book presents a discussion of the phonological and morphological history of early German from Indo-European to 800 A D. It contains text ...
General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis (Thessaloniki)
The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of ...
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