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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.
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.
Edited by Reem Bassiouney
This volume is the first of its kind to deal with the relation between Arabic and the media. It focuses on close analyses of examples of media Arabic (code-switching, language variation, orthography and constructions of identity), and also offers approaches to the use of media for teaching Arabic.
This book is a comprehensive study of Sībawayhi's methodological concepts and methods. It analyzes a wide range of the Kitāb’s passages, demonstrates the coherency of its author’s system of grammatical analysis, and highlights its huge influence on the grammatical tradition.
edited by Everhard Ditters and Harald Motzki
This Liber Amicorum discusses topics on the history of Arabic grammar, Arabic linguistics, and Arabic dialects, domains in which Kees Versteegh plays a leading role.
An in-depth investigation of a kind of spoken Arabic where speakers combine features from standard Arabic and the vernacular, producing 'mixed styles' - which show certain patterns of distribution, but also variable usage across speakers. The framework represents a comparative sociolinguistic ...
This book examines diglossia within the framework of code-switching through an analysis of negation, deixis, and mood marking in Arabic monologues. It reassesses theoretical approaches to diglossia and code-switching in the light of empirical data, and examines the discourse functions of ...
Edited by Alaa Elgibali
This book represents a major contribution to the field of Arabic linguistics. It gives in depth treatments of the current issues in Arabic linguistics and makes excellent readings for graduate courses and for linguists at large.
Edited by Gábor Takács
This collection of papers comprises almost all major areas of interest of Werner Vycichl: Egyptology and Coptology, Semitic linguistics, Beja (Northern Cushitic), Chadic, and general Semito-Hamitic (Afro-Asiatic) comparative linguistics.
Edited by Martine Haak, Rudolf de Jong and Kees Versteegh
A collection of 22 articles on the study of Arabic dialects, with the emphasis on developing new frameworks, bringing new data and carrying out comparisons across dialects. This collection is presented to Manfred Woidich on his sixtieth birthday.
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