Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard and Rudolf de Jong

The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online is cross-searchable and cross-referenced, and is equipped with a browsable index. All relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific are covered and the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online includes topics from interdisciplinary fields, such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and computer science.

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Modal Verbs

(3,283 words)

Author(s): Daniela Rodica Firanescu
1. Modal verbs in Classical Arabic …
Date: 2018-04-01

Modern Standard Arabic

(12,573 words)

Author(s): Ernest N. McCarus
  1. General …
Date: 2019-03-23

Modifier

(5 words)

see X-Bar Syntax
Date: 2018-04-01

Mood (Arabic Dialects)

(4,479 words)

Author(s): Shahir El-Hassan
1. Introduction …
Date: 2018-04-01

Mood (Standard Arabic)

(1,961 words)

Author(s): Ernest N. McCarus
1. Mood in Arabic grammar The term ‘mood’ in Western grammars of Standard and Classical Arabic applies to the ‘imperfect’ or ‘prefixed’ verbal stem - qtul- and its four endings - u, -a, -Ø (zero), and - an(na). (The full paradigms are given in Table 2, and the prefixes for grammatical person are discussed in Table 1.) The form ya-qtul-u
Date: 2019-03-23

Moroccan Arabic

(7,514 words)

Author(s): Dominique Caubet
Date: 2019-05-01

Morocco

(6,422 words)

Author(s): Jorge Aguadé
1. Studies on Moroccan dialects …
Date: 2018-04-01

Morphology

(6,570 words)

Author(s): John J. McCarthy
Morphology is the study of word formation. Arabic has a rich morphological system with many interesting properties. This entry begins in Section 1 with a synopsis of some important morphological concepts. Sections 2 and 3 de-scribe the morphology of Arabic verbs and nouns. Se…
Date: 2018-04-01

Motherese

(5 words)

see Caretaker Talk
Date: 2018-04-01

Mubtadaʾ

(4 words)

Date: 2018-04-01

Muḍāf

(4 words)

see ʾIḍāfa
Date: 2018-04-01

Muḍāriʿ

(6 words)

see Māḍī and Muḍāriʿ
Date: 2018-04-01

Mudġam

(4 words)

see ʾIdġām
Date: 2018-04-01

Muḍmar

(4 words)

see ʾIḍmār
Date: 2018-04-01

Mufaxxam

(4 words)

see Tafxīm
Date: 2018-04-01

Muḥaqqaq

(2,386 words)

Author(s): Adam Gacek
Date: 2018-04-01

Multilingualism

(6,277 words)

Author(s): Abdelâli Bentahila
Multilingualism can be defined either at the societal level, where two or more languages are used within a single community, or at the level of the individual, where the same person uses more than one language. These two phenomena do not always co-…
Date: 2018-04-01

Munṣarif

(4 words)

see Ṣarf
Date: 2018-04-01

Muʿrab

(4 words)

see ʾIʿrāb
Date: 2018-04-01
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