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Title: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XIX
Subtitle: Papers from the nineteenth annual symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Urbana, Illinois, April 2005
Edited By: Abbas Benmamoun
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 289

This volume offers a selection from the papers presented at the 2005 Annual
Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. The papers cover a variety of topics in Arabic
Linguistics, ranging from the lexicon, phonology, syntax and computational

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248044
ISBN-13: 9789027248046
Prices: Europe EURO 110.00
U.S. $ 149.00