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LINGUIST List 17.1251

Tue Apr 25 2006

Books: Language Description/Syntax: Ryding

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Joyce Reid, A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic: Ryding


Message 1: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic: Ryding
Date: 23-Apr-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic: Ryding


Title: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic
Series Title: Reference Grammars
Published: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521777712

Author: Karin C. Ryding
Hardback: ISBN: 052177151X Pages: 734 Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0521777712 Pages: 734 Price: U.S. $ 39.99
Abstract:

Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, this comprehensive handbook
provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Arabic wherein its
phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily accessed. Accompanied by
extensive examples, it will prove an invaluable practical guide for
supporting students' textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and a useful
resource for scholars and professionals.

Contents
1. Introduction to Arabic
2. Modern Standard Arabic phonology and script
3. Arabic word structure: an overview
4. Basic Arabic sentence structures
5. Arabic noun types
6. Participles: active and passive
7. Noun inflections: gender, humanness, number, definiteness, and case
8. Construct phrases and nouns in apposition
9. Noun specifiers and quantifiers
10. Adjectives: form and function
11. Adverbs and adverbial expressions;
12. Personal pronouns
13. Demonstrative pronouns and their functions
14. Relative pronouns and relative clauses
15. Arabic numerals and numeral phrases
16. Prepositions and prepositional phrases
17. Questions and question words
18. Connectives and conjunctions
19. Subordinating conjunctions: the particle 'inna and her sisters
20. The classes of Arabic verbs
21. Verb inflection: a summary
22. Form I the base form of the trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns
and participles
23. Form II triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
24. Form III triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
25. Form IV triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
26. Form V triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
27. Form VI triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
28. Form VII triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
29. Form VIII triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
30. Form IX triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
31. Form X triliteral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
32. Forms XI-XV triliteral verb
33. Quadriliteral verbs: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles
34. Moods of the verb I: indicative and subjunctive
35. Moods of the verb II: jussive and imperative
36. Verbs of being, becoming, remaining, seeming
37. Negation and exception
38. Passive and passive-type expressions
39. Conditional and opative expressions.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=19243


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Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
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Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

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International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
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