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Thamudic
(3,960 words)

The term ‘Thamudic’ is used generically for a number of pre-Islamic Ancient Arabic scripts and languages epigraphically attested. This entry covers the same ground as Old Arabic (epigraphic), but from a different perspective.

1. Terminology and taxonomy

The term ‘ Thamudic’ covers those texts in Ancient Arabic scripts and languages which are no…

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Axel Knauf, “Thamudic”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 19 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0343>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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