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Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (Set)
Subtitle: Volumes 1-5
Edited By: Kees Versteegh
Mushira Eid
Alaa Elgibali
Manfred Woidich
Andrzej Zaborski
Series Title: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

Brill is delighted to announce the completion of the Encyclopedia of
Arabic Language and Linguistics
in print. The encyclopedia 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
is, therefore, a standard reference work for students and
researchers in the field of linguistics, Islamic studies, Arabic literature
and other related fields for many years to come.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004177027
ISBN-13: 9789004177024
Pages: 3250
Prices: Europe EURO 850.00
U.S. $ 1258.00