A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic

A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic

by Wallace M. Erwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1589010108

ISBN-13: 9781589010109

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic is the only volume of its kind, reflecting Iraqi Arabic as spoken by Muslims in Baghdad. With all the Arabic transcribed, it is written for beginners as well as Arabic speakers wanting to learn the dialect. It covers the phonology, morphology (word formation of nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and numerals, achieved by

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A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic is the only volume of its kind, reflecting Iraqi Arabic as spoken by Muslims in Baghdad. With all the Arabic transcribed, it is written for beginners as well as Arabic speakers wanting to learn the dialect. It covers the phonology, morphology (word formation of nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and numerals, achieved by adding prefixes and suffixes to roots), and syntax, teaching the reader how to make the sounds, form words, and construct sentences.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589010109
Publisher:
Georgetown University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Georgetown Classics in Arabic Languages and Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Arabic research at Georgetown University
The history of the Arabic research program, Institute of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University
Foreword to the Georgetown classics edition
Preface
Pt. 1Phonology
1Sounds3
2Sounds in combination26
3Stress40
Pt. 2Morphology
4Introduction to morphology47
5Verbs62
6Nouns148
7Adjectives219
8Numberals258
9Pronouns271
10Particles and words ending in -an299
Pt. 3Syntax
11Introduction to syntax317
12Verb phrases337
13Noun, pronoun, and adjective phrases350
14Relative clauses381
15Conditional sentences389

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