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What makes Arabic hard? Contents Introduction to Arabic l. Nouns in apposition badal JAJ.

Email alerts New issue alert. Wright, or any of the paperback sized books that cover the main rules but do not give the depth of analysis or the myriad of examples given by a serious reference work like this.

Indran Fernando rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Trivia About A Reference Gramm Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The mast surprising thin about this book was its accessibility.

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A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

Adverbs and adverbial expressions. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. An overview of Arabic language history. Examples of Form IV verbs in context.


Defmiteness and indefiniteness markers. Perhaps contrary to the expectations of the author, I read the text straight through and was gratified to see it start from letters and continue on to words, with the most difficult part of verbs and conjugation coming at the end. Geminate doubled root Form VI. So, it became inevitable that I should pf a grammar book other than the isolated although deftly composed lessons in the Al-Kitaab series.

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Forms XIXV triliteral verb. Geminate doubled roots Form IX. Michael Towns rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Want to Read saving…. Conditional and optative expressions. Basic Arabic sentence structures. As a reference book or grammar study guide, this book is far more useful than Al-Kitaab, Arabic Grammar by W.

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A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic by Karin C. Ryding

This book is really good. Harold rated it it was amazing May 12, Ben Cocchiaro rated it it was amazing May 18, There were three drawbacks to the book, none of which were particularly troublesome. Even explaining the use as idiomatic or that it is difficult to discern would have been more helpful. Verbal nouns of Form I.


Doubly weak roots in Form II. This isn’t a book you’d want to read straight through, but if you’re learning Arabic and want to understand the grammar, it’s an extraordinarily useful resource, in which you can either get quick answers or read extremely long explanations that give all available information about a topic.

Relative pronouns and relative clauses. Refresh and try again. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Regular arabid sound roots. Susanne Karam No preview available – Introduction grwmmar Arabic l. Assimilated roots in Form II. Ryding No preview available –