Modern Written Arabic: A Comprehensive Grammar [NOOK Book]


This comprehensive work will be an invaluable resource for intermediate and advanced students of Arabic, and for anyone interested in Arabic linguistics or the way modern written Arabic works.
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Modern Written Arabic: A Comprehensive Grammar

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This comprehensive work will be an invaluable resource for intermediate and advanced students of Arabic, and for anyone interested in Arabic linguistics or the way modern written Arabic works.
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'A major contribution to the field of Arabic studies. Modern Written Arabic is a fantastic achievement from a team of three highly experienced and specialist authors ... An excellent book with a great deal to offer ... There are huge riches to be found, many of which are not discussed in any other currently available volume.' – BAAL News

Praise for Routledge Modern Grammars -

‘The entire series is outstanding. Why? Because it's totally practical without getting stuck in grammatical obscurities. It reflects the actual, contemporary use of the language as it is used by ordinary, educated speakers.’ - Harold Goodman, author of the Michel Thomas courses

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135101558
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/17/2013
  • Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 832
  • File size: 41 MB
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Meet the Author

El Said Badawi is Professor of Arabic Language and Linguistics at the American University in Cairo. M.G. Carter is Professor of Arabic at the University of Oslo. Adrian Gully is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Exeter.

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Table of Contents

List of abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Forms 8
2 Noun Phrase Structure 101
3 The Basic Sentence 306
4 Negatives 463
5 Adjectival and Relative Clauses 489
6 Coordinated Sentences 539
7 Subordination 575
8 Conditionals 636
9 Exceptives 671
10 Interrogatives, Indirect Speech 685
11 Hypersentence and Discourse 723
12 Lexicon 740
Glossary 770
Bibliography 779
Arabic Index 781
Index 788
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