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Name: Hamid  Hassani (IPA: hæˈmiːd hæsæˈniː)
Institution: The Academy of Persian Language and Literature
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State and/or Country: Iran   
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Specialty: Persian, Arabic, & Kurdish prosody/ versification/ metrics, Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: 1. Vāzhe-hā-ye Por-kārbord-e Fārsi-ye Emruz, bar-mabnā-ye Peykare-ye 1,000,000-loghati (The Most Frequent Words of Today Persian, Including over 8,000 Frequent Words, based on a 1,000,000-word Corpus of the Contemporary Persian Language) (Book in Persian), Tehran, 2005
2. Madārej-ol-balāgheh dar 'Elm-e Badi' (Book in Persian, on Rhetoric, from 19th century), Written by Rezā-Qoli-Khān Hedāyat, Edited by Hamid Hassani, Tehran, 2004
3. 'Aruz-o Qāfiye-ye 'Arabi (Arabic Metrics and Rhyme) (Book in Persian), Tehran, 2004
4. Qānun-e Asāsi-ye Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye Iran (An Index to The Constitution of Iran) (Book in Persian), Tehran, 2001
5. Mer'āt-ol-khiyāl (Book in Persian, a small Encyclopedia from 17th century), Written by Shir-'Ali-Khān Ludi, Edited by Hamid Hassani, Tehran, 1998
6. Musiqi-ye She'r-e Nimā (A Prosodic Analysis of the Poetry of Nima-Yushij) (Book in Persian), Iran, Tehran, 1992

Several papers on Persian corpus linguistics, Persian & Arabic prosody (versification/ metrics), Persian phonology, Persian lexicography (since 1991)

Selected International Lectures:
1. Some Words on The 1,000,000-word Corpus of the Contemporary Persian (Farsi) Language (Lecture in Persian, Institute of Orientology and Orthographic Heritage, Academy of Sciences in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, March 2006)
2. Nima-Yushij: Blank Verse or Free Verse? (Lecture in English, University of Oslo 'Blindern', Norway), September 1997
Courses Taught: Persian Language and Literature, Persian, Arabic, & Kurdish Prosody (Versification/ Metrics)

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