Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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Linguistics and Arabic
(4,732 words)

1. Introduction

This entry shows some of the key relations between data from the Arabic language and developments in general linguistics. Although the relevant aspects are sometimes described primarily as contributions from general linguistics to Arabic language studies and sometimes from Arabic to general linguistics, the crucial point throughout is the interaction between o…

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Bernard Comrie, “Linguistics and Arabic”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0196>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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