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 Arte para ligeramente saber la lengua arauiga
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Arte para ligeramente saber la lengua arauiga

'The art of gently learning Arabic'

Pedro de Alcalá

Date: 1505

Original Language: Spanish


This grammatical work contains 96 folios and describes colloquial Arabic as it was spoken in Granada, followed by religious texts, such as sermons, a catechism and other material. Most of these have the Spanish in the left-hand column and the Arabic translation on the right. Some sections, particularly the articuli fidei are bilingual (Latin and Ar…

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Zwartjes, Otto, “ Arte para ligeramente saber la lengua arauiga”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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