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Title: Persian
Written By: Shahrzad Mahootian
Series Title: Descriptive Grammars

Now in Paperback!

Persian, or Farsi, is one of the world's oldest languages. Dating back to the sixth
century B.C., it is spoken today by over forty million people in Iran and 5 million
in Afghanistan. Now available in paperback for the first time, this comprehensive
grammar of Persian provides detailed coverage of all its linguistic aspects,
including the syntax, morphology and phonology.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Persian, Iranian
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415587211
Pages: 378
Prices: U.K. £ 35.00
U.S. $ 61.95