Approaches to Arabic Linguistics: Presented to Kees by Harald Motzki, Everhard Ditters

By Harald Motzki, Everhard Ditters

For a life-time, Kees Versteegh performed a number one position in Arabic linguistics, dialects (diglossia, creolization, pidginization), the background of Arabic grammar, and different fields concerning Arabic.

Show description

Read or Download Approaches to Arabic Linguistics: Presented to Kees Versteegh on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics) PDF

Similar world literature books

Metaphor and Iconicity: A Cognitive Approach to Analysing Texts

Metaphor and Iconicity makes an attempt to explain the interaction of metaphor and iconicity within the production and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive point of view. there are numerous levels within which metaphor and iconicity happen themselves, starting from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to notice order, inflectional types, and different grammatical buildings in traditional discourse.

Fragmenting modernisms : Chinese wartime literature, art, and film, 1937-49

In Fragmenting Modernisms , Carolyn FitzGerald strains the evolution of chinese language modernism throughout the battle of Resistance opposed to Japan (1937-45) and chinese language Civil warfare (1945-49) via a sequence of shut readings of fiction, poetry, movie, and visible artwork

Nietzsche on epistemology and metaphysics : the world in view

Few philosophers are as commonly learn or as generally misunderstood as Nietzsche. during this booklet, Tsarina Doyle units out to teach particularly Kantian-informed technique lies on the middle of Nietzsche's method of epistemology and metaphysics. the writer claims, contentiously, that either Nietzsche's early and overdue writings could be understood as responses to Kant's constitutive-regulative contrast on the point of epistemology and to his therapy of strength and effective causality on the point of metaphysics

Women’s Literary Feminism in Twentieth-Century China

This can be a severe inquiry into the connections among emergent feminist ideologies in China and the creation of 'modern' women's writing from the death of the final imperial dynasty to the founding of the PRC. It accentuates either famous and under-represented literary voices who intervened within the gender debates in their iteration in addition to contextualises the recommendations utilized in imagining replacement tales of girl adventure and strength.

Extra info for Approaches to Arabic Linguistics: Presented to Kees Versteegh on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics)

Example text

The accusative after mā d˰ā and the nominative after mād˰ā. But although this is grammatically explicable, he asserts that to use the nominative after mā d˰ā and the accusative after mād˰ā is the most appropriate manner of response (wajh; ʙaqrab ʙilā ʙan taʙxud˰ bihi; II:418–419). 16 Cf. the role of reanalysis in the use of tˢālamā as discussed by Anghelescu (2004, 115–116). 17 To illustrate this distinction in the case of ʙinnamā, for example, we can replace it by ʙinna mā in some Qurʙānic verses where this is syntactically possible.

Martin. USA: MacMillan Reference USA. I, 279–281. ’ Encyclopaedia of Islam and the Muslim World. Editor in chief: Richard C. Martin. USA: Macmillan Reference USA. 58–62. ’ Le voyage et la langue: Mélanges en l’honneur d’Anouar Louca et d’André Roman. Edited by Joseph Dichy and Hassan Hamzé. Damascus: Institut Français du Proche-Orient. 269–287. ’ Words, Texts and Concepts Cruising the Mediterranean Sea: Studies on the sources, contents and influences of Islamic philosophy and Arabic philosophy and science dedicated to Gerhard Endress on his sixty-fifth birthday.

On the other hand, mād˰ā raʙayta is equivalent to mā raʙayta since the verb governs 14 Note that Sībawayhi does not refer to the fact that, in actual speech, stress may be an essential factor in differentiating mād˰ā from mā d˰ā. As a single word, mād˰ā would normally receive stress on its first syllable. Conversely, the separation of the two elements would be indicated by a stronger stress on d˰ā than mā, perhaps to underline the likely demonstrative function of d˰ā. ” respectively. 15 As part of his discussion of mād˰ā/mā d˰ā and mand˰ā/man d˰ā, Sībawayhi mentions two other particles which the speaker can use as a single word or as two separate elements.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 20 votes