Arabic Morphology and Phonology: Based on the Marāḥ Al-arwāḥ by Aḥmad B. Aʻlī B. Mas\ʻE5\ud

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BRILL, 2001 - Foreign Language Study - 444 pages
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This volume presents a comprehensive study of Arabic morpho-phonology with its basics and intricacies, by making available a wide range of material from the 8th century A.D. until our days and exploring the main topics that arise. It uses as its point of departure an unused source: the end of the 13th century "Mar al-arw" by A?mad b. 'al? Mas'?d, which is critically edited and provided with an introduction, an English translation and an extensive commentary. It offers an analysis of many grammatical theories, paradigms, qur'anical citations, verses of poetry, dialectal variants and Semitic words and concludes with various indices that make the enormous body of information easily accessible.
 

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Contents

Works on Morphology
3
The Commentaries
9
The Principles of Edition
15
Topics in works dealing with morphology
24
jJLLI
38
_iilll j LJI _AJI
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About the author (2001)

Joyce Akesson has studied Semitic languages at Lund University where she has also taught Arabic (1982-1994). She has also published on Arabic morphology including "Ah med b. Al b. Mas d on Arabic Morphology: Part I, the Strong Verb" (Brill, 1990).

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