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Georgetown Dictionary of Moroccan Arabic : Arabic-english, English-arabic (Hardcover)
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The Georgetown Dictionary of Moroccan Arabic is a modernized language resource that introduces improvements to Arabic dialect dictionaries originally published by Georgetown University Press in the 1960s. Students, teachers, and scholars of Arabic will welcome this up-to-date resource, which includes key Moroccan words, to grow vocabulary and learn more about Moroccan Arabic language and culture. Created using the latest computational linguistics ideas and tools, this etymological dictionary represents a new generation of Arabic language reference materials designed to help English speakers gain proficiency in colloquial Arabic dialects. Scholars and linguists are certain to find this complex and challenging dialect informative and useful in discussions of Arabic dialectology. · Features over 13,000 Moroccan Arabic-English entries and 8,000 English-Arabic entries. · Provides conventional Arabic script for main entries, organized by root, as standard for Arabic dictionaries. · Employs International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) for all terms to demonstrate correct pronunciation and allows comparison across dialects. · Includes borrowed words commonly used in Moroccan Arabic, such as those from French, Spanish, and Amazigh. · Contains extensive example sentences and an appendix showing the roots of words with prefixes both to help learners.