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In: Arabic Dialectology

obviously or immediately hegemonic. Put differently: one cannot reduce the codification of Soranî Kurdish to the adaptation or internalization of modern Western grammatical categories, or to the passive assimilation of a Western philological orientalism assumed to be hegemonic in advance. Given the severely

In: Arabic and its Alternatives
Author: Emmanuel Szurek

(first name + surname), and would theoretically use the same identifiers throughout their lifetime. A follow-up of the adoption, or adaptation, of the Swiss Civil Code (1926), in which the family name was mentioned several times, 22 the reform was launched in 1929, then stopped, then revived. A bill was

In: Arabic and its Alternatives
Author: Maribel Fierro

, they ‘digested’ materials that originated in the East through complex processes of appropriation, adaptation, selection and rejection still to be more fully explored in order to better understand the dynamics between global trends and local contexts. 75 All these intellectual efforts taking place in

In: Islam at 250

-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. ʿĪsā ar-Rummānī, Abū Sulaymān Ḥamd b. Muḥammad al-Khaṭṭābī (319–388/931–998), and ʿAbd al-Qāhir al-Jurjānī, are all both quite early and important. Another classical Arabic rhetorical work, albeit a later one, which is now available in an abridged English adaptation is Pierre Cachia’s The Arch

In: The Inimitable Qurʾān

and adaptation of the most important literary and political languages of the region, that is, Turkish and Arabic. 26 Although Christian literature in Arabic is most relevant to the discussion of the use of Arabic in the twentieth century, we should also pay attention to the various literatures in

In: Arabic and its Alternatives