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FYI: Soqotri Arabic Language folktale text in PDF


Author: Vladimir Agafonov

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Soqotri

FYI Body: SOQOTRI MODERN STANDARD ARABIC LANGUAGE FOLKTALE TEXT
IN QALANSIYA DIALECT PUBLISHED IN CALIFORNIA LINGUISTIC NOTES,
VOL. XXX, NO 1 SPRING, 2006

CALIFORNIA LINGUISTIC NOTES JUST PUBLISHED IN ITS
VOL. XXX , NO 1 SPRING, 2006 A SOQOTRAN
FOLK TALE BISMILLA RECORDED IN THE DIALECT OF
QALANSIYA - THE SECOND MAIN TOWN OF THE ISLAND
OF SOQOTRA (REPUBLIC OF YEMEN). THE PUBLICA-
TION CONSISTS OF APHONEMIC TRANSCRIPTION (SIMILAR
TO CLASSICAL D.-H. MUELLER TRANSCRIPTIONS) OF THE
SOQOTRI TALE TEXT AS WELL AS ITS WORD FOR WORD
AND FREE LITERATED TRANSLATIONS INTO ENGLISH.

THE FILE IS FREELYAVAILABLE IN PDF FORMAT, AT
HTTP://HSS.FULLERTON.EDU/LINGUISTICS/CLN/

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