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Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
Subtitle: Volume 5 - Index
Edited By: Kees Versteegh
Mushira Eid
Alaa Elgibali
Manfred Woidich
Andrzej Zaborski
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=33068
Series Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
Description:

This volume concludes the publication of the Encyclopedia of Arabic
Language and Linguistics
in print. It represents a unique collaboration
of over hundreds of scholars from around the world, covering all relevant
aspects of the study of Arabic and dealing with all levels of the language
(pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic
vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic).

No other reference work offers this scale of contributions or depth and
breadth of coverage. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and
Linguistics
is, therefore, a standard reference work for students and
researchers in the field of linguistics, Islamic studies, Arabic literature
and other related fields.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004174842
ISBN-13: 9789004174849
Pages: 292
Prices: Europe EURO 139.00
U.S. $ 205.00