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.

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Concentrating on tbe difference between the 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.

Buy the selected items together This item: The most interesting chapters are those of the Arabic dialects.

Arabic Language – Kees Versteegh – Google Books

Nino rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Coverage includes all aspects of the history of Arabic, the Arabic linguistic tradition, Arabic dialects and Arabic as a world 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. Arabic in the PreIslamic Period. verstewgh

A must re This is without a doubt the most comprehensive book on the Arabic language, encompassing the history of Pre-Islamic varieties of Arabic, the poetic Koine that developed into Classical Arabic, the evolution of the national dialects of Arabic, the various Pidgins and Creoles of Arabic, and its influence on the languages with which it came into contact.

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Just wish there were a cheap paperback version.

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One person found this helpful. He graduated in Classical and Semitic languages and specializes in historical linguistics and the versteebh of linguistics, focusing on processes of language change and language contact. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Please try again later.

It covers their similiarities, differences, and multiple hypotheses on why FusHa has died out before and during the colonial period in the M.

It was full of history, which added context to the discussion of the dialects, and despite being lznguage speaker, I found it full of new information. VersteeghKees Versteegh No preview available – Fill the Gaps – Questions about Arabic Grammar. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic the classical standard language and the dialects Kees Versteegh charts the history and development of the Arabic language from its earliest beginnings to modern times.

It would have been useful to have a glossary at the end.

The Arabic Language

Sakura rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Christine rated it really liked it Oct 07, And I would have found it easier if the Arabic quoted in the book was not transliterated in English but left with the Arabic script. Try the Kindle edition and experience verstegeh great reading features: This study is conducted in the mode and style of contemporary linguistics, making it invaluable.

I purchased this book because I was looking for a resource to complement my studies of Arabic, and to show the presence of Arabic words in other world languages. Open Preview See a Problem? The Emergence of New Arabic.

Spanish, Turkish, Persian, Hindi, Indonesian languages. Spanish, Turkish, Persian, Hindi, Indonesian languages will find a brief chapter summarizing all of this info.

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Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: Jul 02, Dallas Smith rated it it was amazing. Arabic in the Pre-Islamic Period 5. The Emergence of Versteegy Standard Arabic. This general introduction to the Arabic Language, now available in paperback, places special emphasis on the history and variation of the language.

The only drawback of the book is that all of the Arabic is transliterated into English.

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