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This volume presents a study of Arabic morpho-phonology with its basics and intricacies, by making available a wide range of material from the 8th century to the end of the 20th century and exploring the main topics that arise. It uses as its point of departure: the end of the 13th century "Marah al-arwah" by Ahmad b. 'ali Mas'ud, which is critically edited and provided with an introduction, an English translation and an extensive commentary. It offers an analysis of many grammatical theories, paradigms, Quranical citations, verses of poetry, dialectal variants and Semitic words and concludes with various indices that make the enormous body of information easily accessible.
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A comprehensive study in morphology Oct 19, 2002
Akesson, J. (Lund U.) presents a comprehensive study of the Arabic morpho-phonology by making available a range of material from the 8th century A.D. until our days. For this purpose she uses as a point of departure an Arabic source, the "Marah al-arwah" from the 13th-14th century that she edits, translates and comments. She provides background information on works of morphology, discusses many intricates questions and linguistic theories and presents quotations, paradigms, qur'anical citations, verses of poetry, dialectal variants and Semitic words. She concludes with various indices including an important glossary for the commentary, that make the enormous body of information easily accessible.