Arabic Grammars of Turkic: The Arabic Linguistic Model Applied to Foreign Languages & Translation of ʼAbū Ḥayyān Al-ʼAndalusī's Kitāb Al-ʼidrāk Li-lisān Al-ʼAtrāk

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BRILL, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 435 pages
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This volume consists of two parts. The first is a detailed study of grammars of Turkic written by Arab grammarians (11th-17th century AD), covering internal structure, phonetics, morphonology and syntax. It contains numerous quotations from both little-cited edited texts and unknown manuscripts. The analyses contribute to the study of the application of linguistic models to 'foreign' languages, and the Arabic model in particular. The second part is an English translation of Kit?b al-'Idr?k Li-Lis?n al-'Atr?k, a grammar of Maml?k Qip?aq Turkic, written by the renowned 14th-century grammarian 'Ab? ?ayy?n Al-'Andalus?. The translation gives an excellent insight in Arabic linguistic reasoning applied to Turkic.
 

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Contents

The subject of this study
4
Translation of terminology
12
The sources and their primary material
43
Conclusions
51
Perceptions of phonological and phonetic features of Turkic
67
Turkic phonemes
88
Conclusions
158
The functions of Yrab
172
Conclusions
234
Objects and transitivity in Turkic
249
Arab grammarians on Turkic object constructions
256
Conclusions
282
The compilation of Turkic grammars
293
Introduction
299
verbal paradigms and suffixes
383
Turkic word list
391

Turkic case endings
180
Typological differences and similarities
186
fiand da
194
Annexation and particles in Arabic
200
Abbreviations
407
Indices
419
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Robert Ermers, Ph.D. (1995), Arabic and Turkic linguistics, University of Nijmegen.

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