17.1251, Books: Language Description/Syntax: Ryding

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Subject: 17.1251, Books: Language Description/Syntax: Ryding

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Date: 23-Apr-2006
From: Joyce Reid < jreid at cup.org >
Subject: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic: Ryding 

	
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Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 12:55:11
From: Joyce Reid < jreid at cup.org >
Subject: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic: Ryding 
 



Title: A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic 
Series Title: Reference Grammars  

Publication Year: 2006 
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
	   http://us.cambridge.org
	

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521777712 


Author: Karin C. Ryding

Hardback: ISBN: 052177151X Pages: 734 Price: U.S. $ 140.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0521777712 Pages: 734 Price: U.S. $ 39.99


Abstract:

Keeping technical terminology to a minimum, this comprehensive handbook
provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Arabic wherein its
phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily accessed. Accompanied by
extensive examples, it will prove an invaluable practical guide for
supporting students' textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and a useful
resource for scholars and professionals.

Contents
1. Introduction to Arabic; 
2. Modern Standard Arabic phonology and script; 
3. Arabic word structure: an overview; 
4. Basic Arabic sentence structures; 
5. Arabic noun types; 
6. Participles: active and passive; 
7. Noun inflections: gender, humanness, number, definiteness, and case; 
8. Construct phrases and nouns in apposition; 
9. Noun specifiers and quantifiers; 
10. Adjectives: form and function; 
11. Adverbs and adverbial expressions; 
12. Personal pronouns; 
13. Demonstrative pronouns and their functions; 
14. Relative pronouns and relative clauses; 
15. Arabic numerals and numeral phrases; 
16. Prepositions and prepositional phrases; 
17. Questions and question words; 
18. Connectives and conjunctions; 
19. Subordinating conjunctions: the particle 'inna and her sisters; 
20. The classes of Arabic verbs; 
21. Verb inflection: a summary; 
22. Form I the base form of the trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns
and participles; 
23. Form II trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
24. Form III trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
25. Form IV trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles;
26. Form V trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
27. Form VI trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
28. Form VII trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
29. Form VIII trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
30. Form IX trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
31. Form X trillateral verb: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
32. Forms XI-XV trillateral verb; 
33. Quadrilateral verbs: verb types, verbal nouns, and participles; 
34. Moods of the verb I: indicative and subjunctive; 
35. Moods of the verb II: jussive and imperative; 
36. Verbs of being, becoming, remaining, seeming; 
37. Negation and exception; 
38. Passive and passive-type expressions; 
39. Conditional and opative expressions. 



Linguistic Field(s): Language Description
                     Syntax

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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