Grammar and Semantics in Medieval Arabic: A Study of Ibn-Hisham's 'Mughni L-Labib'

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Psychology Press, 1995 - Foreign Language Study - 310 pages
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The study focuses on a famous work by a mediaeval Arab grammarian who was once called the 'second Sibawayhi' (the pioneer of Arabic grammatical studies).
 

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Contents

literature
1
Historical and epistemological considerations
27
Ibn Hisham and his position as a grammarian in ML
73
Polemical categories in Chapter Five of ML
96
the grammarians stockintrade
116
ii The particles in ML
138
iii The particles and synonymy according to
193
Further semantic and structural aspects in Part Two
207
Conclusion
273
Bibliography
279
Index
292
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About the author (1995)

Adrian Gully is senior lecturer in Islamic studies at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne.

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