Arabic Language and Linguistics by Reem Bassiouney, E. Graham Katz

By Reem Bassiouney, E. Graham Katz

Arabic, one of many respectable languages of the United countries, is spoken by means of greater than part one billion humans around the globe and is of accelerating value in state-of-the-art political and fiscal spheres. The learn of the Arabic language has a protracted and wealthy heritage: earliest grammatical money owed date from the eighth century and contain complete syntactic, morphological, and phonological analyses of the vernaculars and of Classical Arabic. lately the tutorial research of Arabic has turn into more and more subtle and large.

This cutting-edge quantity offers the latest study in Arabic linguistics from a theoretical viewpoint, together with computational linguistics, syntax, semantics, and historic linguistics. It additionally covers sociolinguistics, utilized linguistics, and discourse research by means of concerns akin to gender, urbanization, and language ideology. Underlying topics contain the altering and evolving attitudes of audio system of Arabic and theoretical ways to linguistic version within the center East.

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