Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic the classical standard language and the dialects Kees Versteegh charts the. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic–the classical standard language and the dialects–Kees Versteegh charts the history and. LITERATUR/REVIEWS. Kees Versteegh: The Arabic Language. Edinburgh: Edinburgh. University Press ix, pp. This is a very useful handbook, both for.
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He graduated in Classical and Semitic languages and specializes in historical linguistics and the history of linguistics, focusing on processes of language change and language contact. Sold by ayvax and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.
One person found this helpful. Those interested in the linguistical diffusion of Arabic into other languages i. Spencer rated it it was amazing Aug 04, Start reading Arabic Language on your Kindle in under a minute.
The only surprise is the prize. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic the classical standard language and the dialects Kees Versteegh charts the history and development of the Arabic language from its earliest beginnings to modern times.
The Arabic Language
If you’re looking for an explanation regarding the emergence of MSA al-Fushathis is probably the book for you.
Coverage includes all aspects of the history of Arabic, the Arabic linguistic tradition, Arabic dialects and Arabic as a world language. Read more Read less. Many aspects of Arabic grammar over the centuries can be arcane, but Versteegh sets them out clearly.
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The most interesting chapters are those of the Arabic dialects. Arabic Language Kees Versteegh Limited preview – This study is conducted in the mode and style of contemporary linguistics, making it invaluable. Liddell and Robert Scott.
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The reader is offered a solid grounding in the structure of the language, its historical context and its use in various literary and non-literary genres, as well as an understanding of the role of Arabic as a cultural, religious and political world language.
Account Options Sign in. Intended as an introductory guide for students of Arabic, it will also be a useful tool for discussions both from a historical linguistic and from a socio-linguistic perspective.
Please try again later. Other editions – View all The Arabic language C. I sought this book to understand how the division arose between tje Arabic with all its various dialects and standard written Arabic which is known as Fusha.
The Arabic Language by Kees Versteegh
Rune Holm rated it it was amazing Jan 05, VersteeghKees Versteegh No preview available – Explore the Home Gift Guide. Arabic in the PreIslamic Period. I would have found the book much easier if the words had been left in Arabic. Fill the Gaps – Questions about Arabic Grammar. Lists with This Book. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Arabic as a World Language.
Concentrating on the difference between All in all, an excellent non-Arab study into the language. He graduated in Classical and Semitic languages and specializes in historical linguistics and the history of linguistics, focusing on processes of language change and language contact.
Sundus Nassir rated it it was amazing Dec 06, And I would have found it easier if the Arabic quoted in the book was not transliterated in English but left with the Arabic script.
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