In: Playing with Leviathan: Interpretation and Reception of Monsters from the Biblical World
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
In: Approaches to Arabic Dialects
A Collection of Articles presented to Manfred Woidich on the Occasion of his Sixtieth Birthday
This volume brings together 22 contributions to the study of Arabic dialects, from the Maghreb to Iraq by authors, who are all well-known for their work in this field. It underscores the importance of different theoretical approaches to the study of dialects, developing new frameworks for the study of variation and change in the dialects, while presenting new data on dialects (e.g., of Jaffa, Southern Sinai, Nigeria, South Morocco and Mosul) and cross-dialectal comparisons (e.g., on the feminine gender and on relative clauses). This collection is presented to Manfred Woidich, one of the most eminent scholars in the field of Arabic dialectology.