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The foundations of Arabic linguistics : Sībawayhi and early Arabic grammatical theory

Author: Amal Marogy
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, 65.
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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.
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Foundations of Arabic linguistics.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
(DLC) 2012007523
(OCoLC)778991037
Named Person: ʻAmr ibn ʻUthmān Sībawayh
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amal Marogy
ISBN: 9789004229655 9004229655
OCLC Number: 795120528
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 236 p.)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword; List of Contributors; Part I Sibawayhi in the Kitab; The Term Maf'ul in Sibawayhi's Kitab; Don't be Absurd: The Term Muhal in Sibawayhi's Kitab; Spatial Language in the Kitab of Sibawayhi--The Case of the Preposition Fi/in; The Relation between Frequency of Usage and Deletion in Sibawayhi's Kitab; Part II Sibawayhi in his Historical and Linguistic Context; The Parsing of Sibawayhi's Kitab, Title of Chapter 1, or Fifty Ways to Lose Your Reader; Zayd, 'Amr and 'Abdullahi: Theory of Proper Names and Reference in Early Arabic Grammatical Tradition. Yaqum vs qama in the Conditional Context: A Relativistic Interpretation of the Frontier between the Prefixed and the Suffixed Conjugations of the Arabic LanguageA Comparison between the Usage of laysa in the Qur'an and laysa in Sibawayhi's Kitab; The Mood of the Verb Following Hatta, according to Medieval Arab Grammarians; Part III The Grammar of Others; Elements of the Syriac Grammatical Tradition as these Relate to the Origins of Arabic Grammar; The Medieval Karaite Tradition of Hebrew Grammar; Subject Index; Index of names.
Series Title: Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, 65.
Responsibility: edited by Amal Elesha Marogy ; with a foreword by M.G. Carter.

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