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Coastal Dhofari Arabic : A Sketch Grammar (Bilingual) (Hardcover) (Richard Davey)

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Davey documents key phonological and morphosyntactic features of Coastal Dhofari Arabic (CDA), its local and temporal relations, and a basic lexicon, and provides a comprehensive sketch grammar of a previously ignored Arabic dialect. He cites that the radical overhaul of lifestyle, family, and community over one or two decades leaves the speakers of a language with little alternative but to relinquish that which no longer has cultural value, and language in particular suffers at an increasing rate. For many communities across Arabia, the pace of change has outrun the time required for communities to sustain their heritage. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Richard Davey
Language: English
Street Date: June 9, 2016
TCIN: 51351236
UPC: 9789004316706
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-4506
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