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Approaches to the History and Dialectology of Arabic in Honor of Pierre Larcher : Papers in Honor of

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Linguists present essays on Semitic linguistics, Arabic grammatical tradition, Arabic and Semitic lexicology, and Arabic and Semitic dialectology. Among their topics are dia-planar diffusion: reconstructing early Aramaic-Arabic language contact, the role of metaphor in the interpretation of prepositions: the Arabic minand the French de, teaching Arabic to the angels: a scherzo by al-Ma'arri in heavenly morphology, the Semitic origin of the English work fustian, and Jewish writing in Arabic in Arabic characters in the 19th and 20th centuries. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 548
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2016
TCIN: 51830962
UPC: 9789004311503
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-8843
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