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to become the standard guide to the grammar of contemporary Arabic. karin c. ryding is Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professor of Arabic. A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic has 45 ratings and 4 reviews. Jonathan said: What makes Arabic hard? This question is one of the. A reference grammar of Modern Standard Arabic. By Karin C. Ryding. Cam- bridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxv, ISBN $

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Form VI verbal noun. Robert Miner rated it liked it Nov 04, Keeping refeence terminology to a minimum, it provides a detailed yet accessible overview of Arabic in which the essentials of its phonology, morphology and syntax can be readily looked up and understood.

What makes Arabic hard? Numerals and numeral phrases.

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Basic Arabic sentence structures. Assimilated roots in Form II. Robert Miner rated it it was amazing Nov 21, Noun specifiers and quantifiers. Scope of quantifier agreement. Since many grammar rules are never exposed in most verbal or written texts, it is possible for even advanced students of the language to maintain little more than an elementary proficiency i What makes Arabic hard?

Regular sound triliteral root. Marcel Rederence rated it it was amazing Apr 03, Examples of Form IV verbs in context.

First Ryding has a troubling tendency to state when patterns can be used, not when they cannot. Finally, the placement of Verbs at the end of the book and the organization of dividing based on pattern I-XV rather than verb type, such as hollow or weak, would have been extraordinarily confusing were I not already familiar with the rules via Al-Kitaab. Mike Small rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Expressions of more most and majority.


Michael Towns rated it it was amazing Oct 29, The base form triliteral verb. Robert rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Ben Cocchiaro rated it it was amazing May 18, Accompanied by extensive examples, it will prove an invaluable practical guide for supporting students’ textbooks, classroom work or self-study, and will also be a useful resource for scholars and professionals wishing to develop an understanding of the key features of the language.

Selected pages Title Page. Assimilated roots in Form VII. It is easy to use, was written by someone who knows English, and is really comprehensive. Mourad Diouri rated it it was ok Apr 30, Susanne Karam No preview available – While the book covers all the rules a student would practically want to know, references to other works are made throughout to more detailed analyses.

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A Reference Grammar of Modern Standard Arabic

Doubly weak roots in Form Kadin. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I still have no clear idea when I should use one over the other. Form K triliteral verb. Alanthegreat rated it it was amazing May 01, 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 modegn verbs and conjugation coming at the end.


There were three drawbacks to the book, none of which were particularly troublesome. References to this book Lesestrategien im Arabischen als Fremdsprache: No trivia or quizzes yet. Spencer rated it really liked it Nov 09, I read it all in about 4 days, and while it will certainly take me more time to memorize and internalize all the new concepts and words I feel like I have a vastly improved knowledge of Arabic grammar than before I read this book. User Review – Flag as inappropriate i love the language.

I even remember one Saudi student in Spokane telling me it was easier for him to write papers in English than it was for him to write them in Arabic.

Alexander rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Defective roots in Form X. Books by Karin C. Patria rated it really liked it Aug 01, Form IV triliteral verb.

Sonja rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Form X triliteral verb. The mast surprising thin about this book was its accessibility.

Scott rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Doubly weak or mixed verb root.