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The renaissance of modern Hebrew and modern standard Arabic : parallels and differences in the revival of two semitic languages

Author: Joshua Blau
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1981] ©1981.
Series: University of California publications., Near Eastern studies ;, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Blau
ISBN: 0520095480 9780520095489
OCLC Number: 7837146
Notes: Based on a lecture delivered Nov. 12, 1969 at the Schocken Institute, Jerusalem.
Description: vii, 260 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: A brief history of Arabic and Hebrew before their revival --
The revival of Hebrew versus the Renaissance of standard Arabic --
Parallel features of modern Hebrew and modern standard Arabic: openness and contact --
The influence of standard average European on vocabulary, phraseology, and syntax --
Modern Hebrew and modern standard Arabic compared as spoken tongues and mixed languages --
The language of academies --
Concluding remarks.
Series Title: University of California publications., Near Eastern studies ;, v. 18.
Responsibility: by Joshua Blau.

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