Scope and approach of the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
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The EALL is a comprehensive encyclopedia covering all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic and dealing with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic), both synchronically and diachronically. It has been published in five volumes with a total of two million words, distributed over approximately 500 entries. The treatment includes both the external and the internal history of the language, as well as…

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Eid, Mushira, Elgibali, Alaa, Versteegh, Kees, Woidich, Manfred and Zaborski, Andrzej, “Scope and approach of the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 29 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_SIM_0001b>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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