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Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Volume 2
Edited By: C.H.M. Versteegh
Mushira Eid
Alaa Elgibali
Manfred Woidich
Andrzej Zaborski
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=10&pid=24050
Series Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
Description:

A unique collaboration of over hundreds of scholars from around the world, the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics covers all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic and deals with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic).

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004144749
ISBN-13: 9789004144743
Pages: 720
Prices: Europe EURO 198.00
U.S. $ 267.00