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.
|Published (Last):||15 October 2016|
|PDF File Size:||9.53 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||4.20 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
All in all, a marvelous treatise and a readable book for those interested in ‘The Arabic Language’. I imagine it would be useful for the professional and the layman. Links are made between linguistic history and cultural history, while the author emphasises the role of contacts between Arabic and other languages.
The Arabic Language – Kees Versteegh, C. H. M. Versteegh – Google Books
New for this edition: If you are a aravic for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For people who already know some Arabic, this is a decent intro. Arabic Pidgins and Creoles A basic knowledge of Arabic is definitely required, or it will be a tedious book to complete, and I would also say that a knowledge of linguistics would also be helpful, as the book verdteegh filled with linguistic terminology such as dipthongs, verbo-nominal compounds, infinitives, suffixes, subjunctives, etc.
Account Options Sign in. This was an excellent, well researched book.
Write a customer review. Liddell and Robert Scott. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.
It was full of history, which added context to the discussion of the dialects, and despite being a speaker, I found it full of new information.
Don’t have a Kindle? His survey includes even Maltese, the far-out Arabic dialects of Chad and Mauritania and pidgins and creoles that have developed from Arabic.
The Structure of Arabic 7. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The serious linguistic analysis is mostly separated out, so you can skip it if that’s not your thing.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I finished the book in 2 days, and found myself wanting more. VersteeghKees Versteegh No preview available – The Study of Arabic in the West 2.
The Arabic Language
langugae There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It covers their similiarities, differences, and multiple hypotheses on why FusHa has died out before and during the colonial period in the M.
I picked this up in Monterey, California back in and have found it to be a valuable addition to languagw collection. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It would have been useful to have a glossary at the end. His books include Pidginization and Creolization: A student of Arabic, like myself, would find this book to be a review of the origins and similarities between the semetic languages.
Arabic as a Minority Language This general introduction to the Arabic Language, now available in paperback, places special emphasis on the history and variation of the language.
It was full of history, which added context to the discussion of the dialects, and despite being a speaker, I found it full of new information. The Arabic Linguistic Tradition 8. Kelly Landry rated it liked it Feb 22, Account Options Sign in. Concentrating on the difference between kess two types of Arabic – the Classical standard language and the dialects – Kees Versteegh charts the history and development of the Arabic language from the earliest beginnings to modern times.
The Development of Classical Arabic 5 3. Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Jul 02, Dallas Smith rated it it was amazing.
In just over pages, Versteegh introduces the reader to Arabic dialectology and how successive migrations have affected itthe native Arabic grammatical tradition, and the emergence of new langyage.
Kawthar Guendouz rated it it was amazing Jun 28,