The Karaite Tradition of Hebrew Grammatical Thought in its Classical Form (2 vols.)

A Critical Edition and English Translation of al-Kitāb al-Kāfī fī al-Luġa al-ʿIbrāniyya by ʾAbū al-Faraj Hārūn ibn al-Faraj

Geoffrey Khan, María Ángeles Gallego and Judith Olszowy-Schlanger

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€364,20
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ISBN13: 
9789004132726
E-ISBN: 
9789004348530
Publication Date: 
May 2003
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Hardback
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vol.1: xcii, 524 pp.; vol.2: viii, 576 pp.
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0081-8461
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37

Edited by Georgine Ayoub (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) Paris, France) and Kees Versteegh (University of Nijmegen).

The Foundations of Arabic Linguistics III, contains twelve studies of grammatical theories from the earliest period of Arabic grammar (end 8th century C.E.) and their reception in the later grammatical literature.
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Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004363465
Expected: 
April 2018
€94,00
$113.00

by Aaron D. Rubin (Penn State University).

This volume contains a comprehensive grammatical description of Mehri, an unwritten Semitic language spoken in Oman, along with a corpus of more than 100 texts.
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Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004357358
Expected: 
March 2018
€171,00
$206.00

by Laïla Nehmé (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS), and Ahmad Al-Jallad (Leiden University).

This collection of thirty-two contributions covers all aspects of the ancient languages and scripts of Arabia, their archaeology and history, and the modern languages of the Arabian Peninsula.
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Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356122
E-ISBN: 
9789004357617
Publication date: 
December 2017
€143,00
$165.00

by Ambjörn Sjörs

In Historical Aspects of Standard Negation in Semitic Ambjörn Sjörs describes the grammar of verbal negation in a wide selection of Semitic languages with an emphasis on the historical change of negative expressions.
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Volume: 
91
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348547
Expected: 
January 2018
€121,00
$140.00

Edited by Jacob Høigilt (Peace Research Institute Oslo) and Gunvor Mejdell (University of Oslo).

The Politics of Written Language in the Arab World asks how the central sociolinguistic notions of language ideology and diglossia are affected by the rapidly increasing amount of writing in the Arabic vernacular.
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Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004346161
E-ISBN: 
9789004346178
Publication date: 
August 2017
€99,00
$115.00

Edited by Ahmad al-Jallad (Leiden University).

This volume gathers fifteen interdisciplinary papers on the history of Arabic in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the chair of Arabic at Leiden, ranging from the epigraphy of pre-Islamic Arabia to the modern spoken dialects, and everything in between.
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Volume: 
89
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343030
E-ISBN: 
9789004343047
Publication date: 
June 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Edited by Manuel Sartori, Aix-Marseille University / IREMAM - ScPo Aix, Manuela E.B. Giolfo, University of Genoa / IREMAM, and Philippe Cassuto, Aix-Marseille University / IREMAM.

In this volume, leading researchers in their fields present their reflections on Arabic, and more broadly Semitic languages, as well as their insights on those language systems and representations.
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Volume: 
88
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311503
E-ISBN: 
9789004325883
Publication date: 
November 2016
€181,00
$217.00

by Richard J. Davey

In Coastal Dhofari Arabic: A Sketch Grammar, Richard Davey provides a detailed account of the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of a hitherto neglected Arabic dialect found in southern Oman. It is a timely account of a dialect that is endangered due to development, modernisation, and the resulting...
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Volume: 
87
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004316706
E-ISBN: 
9789004317437
Publication date: 
June 2016
€104,00
$135.00

Geoffrey Khan, University of Cambridge

This work is a documentation of the Neo-Aramaic dialect spoken by Assyrian Christians in the region of Urmi (northwestern-Iran). It consists of four volumes: Volume 1 and 2—grammar, Volume 3—study of the lexicon and full dictionary, Volume 4—transcriptions of oral texts.
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Volume: 
86
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004313897
E-ISBN: 
9789004313934
Publication date: 
June 2016
€549,00
$658.00

Michal Marmorstein, Ben-Gurion University

In Tense and Text in Classical Arabic, Michal Marmorstein presents a discourse-oriented analysis of the indicative tense system in Classical Arabic. The study demonstrates the effect of the extended syntactic and textual context on the function of the verbal forms.
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Volume: 
85
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307476
E-ISBN: 
9789004310483
Publication date: 
March 2016
€89,00
$115.00

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