Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic the classical standard language and the dialects Kees Versteegh charts the. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic–the classical standard language and the dialects–Kees Versteegh charts the history and. LITERATUR/REVIEWS. Kees Versteegh: The Arabic Language. Edinburgh: Edinburgh. University Press ix, pp. This is a very useful handbook, both for.

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Kelly Landry rated verstedgh liked it Feb 22, Choose your country or region Close. It was full of history, which added context to the discussion vdrsteegh the dialects, and despite being a speaker, I found it full of new information.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Ashley rated it really liked it Sep 07, Return to Book Page. At least the mainly historical sections of the book were written in comprehensible, elucidating language.

The Arabic Language

Want languagw Read saving…. VersteeghKees Versteegh No arrabic available – I enjoyed reading about the origins of the language: Robert Miner rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Many of the works in Semitic languages have utilized a linguist approach that is unique to Semitic Linguistics limiting the verstedgh usefulness for general linguist studies. Students will gain a solid grounding in the structure of the language, its historical context and its use in various literary and non-literary genres, as well as an understanding of the role of Arabic as a cultural, religious and political world language.


Links are made between linguistic history and cultural history, while the author emphasises the role of contacts between Arabic and other languages. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Get to Know Us. All in all, a marvelous treatise and a readable book for those interested in ‘The Arabic Language’.

Many aspects of Arabic grammar over the centuries can be arcane, but Versteegh sets them out clearly. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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He graduated in Classical and Semitic languages and specializes in historical linguistics and the history of linguistics, focusing on processes of language change and language contact.

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Versteegj more about Amazon Giveaway. Your First Words in Arabic: Since the book is a standard reference in the chaotic field of Arabic linguistics, I assume the price reflects demand in the academic community. Versteegh gives a complete view of current scholarship, including the views of various scholars on tthe or controversial theories. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic the classical standard language and the dialects Kees Versteegh lanfuage the history and development of the Arabic language from its earliest beginnings to modern times.


Lists with This Book. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I sought this book to understand how the division arose between spoken Arabic with all its various dialects and standard written Arabic which is known as Fusha.

Arabic as a Semitic Language. One point to note though: Joseph rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Arabic Language Kees Versteegh Limited preview – This is a very detailed xrabic scientific analysis of the evolution of Arabic Language, although it may not be meant for the lay man.