The Arabic Script in Africa: Studies in the Use of a Writing System

The Arabic Script in Africa: Studies in the Use of a Writing System


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ISBN-13: 9789004256798
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/15/2014
Series: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics , #71
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Meikal Mumin, M.A. (2009) Universität zu Köln, wrote his MA thesis on Arabic script in Africa and is currently a PhD candidate at Universität zu Köln and Università degli Studi di Napoli ‘L'Orientale’ working on a language documentation of Chimiini.

Kees Versteegh (Ph.D., 1977) is emeritus Professor of Arabic and Islam at the University of Nijmegen. He has published on the history of Arabic and the Arabic grammatical tradition, and was editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (Brill, 2006-2009).

With contributions from Bana M. S. Banafunzi, Dmitry Bondarev, Anneke Breedveld, Peter T. Daniels, Nikolay Dobronravin, Gérard Dumestre, Ramada Elghamis, Muhammed Haron, Marie-Ève Humery, Maarten Kossmann, Xavier Luffin, Meikal Mumin, Lameen Souag, Kees Versteegh, Alessandra Vianello, Clarissa Vierke, Valentin Vydrin, Andy Warren-Rothlin.

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