A Student Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

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Cambridge University Press, 2004 - Foreign Language Study - 248 pages
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This accessible grammar provides a concise and user-friendly guide to the structure of Modern Standard Arabic. Using familiar terminology and keeping theory to a minimum, it is suitable for beginning students as well as those at a more advanced level. Detailed descriptions of all types of sentences are given, and numerous tables provide a clear presentation of verbs and nouns. The most familiar grammatical terms are given in Arabic as well as in English in order to help students identify them more easily.
  

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Contents

SPELLING OF HAMZA
6
SOUND VERBS uJ JkflJ I
12
DERIVED FORMS OF THE VERBS J 1
18
HAMZATED HERBS OjJf Jl
30
WEAK VERBS JoJ J0 3 6
37
DEFECTIVE VERBS R3 J OR ijtf3ltl JiJl
45
NOUNS U1
57
PARTICIPLES Jjill JLj JULi JL
64
PREPOSITIONS yJ
103
PARTICLES tJjJ 1 10
113
DECLENSION lju Ji AND NUNATION y jI3l
121
CONSTRUCT Ct AND GENITIVE LikJl Jl
134
EVERYBODY ALL WHOLE Ails tr iJS
142
APPOSITIONS Jo3l
148
NEGATION jlj 110
170
CARDINAL NUMBERS O1 SlOPI
212

NOUNS OF INTENSITY AiJCLlt 11 1
74
COLLECTIVE NOUNS AJl 111
80
RELATIVE ADJECTIVES aILUI
86
INTERROGATIVE ADVERBS
92
ORDINAL NUMBERS j Stll
222
THE NAMES OF THE DAYS AND MONTHS
229
GRAMMATICAL INDEX ARABIC
242
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About the author (2004)

Eckehard Schulz is Professor of Arabic Language and Linguistics at the University of Leipzig, an experienced teacher and translator of Arabic and the author of several books in related fields.

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