The Foundations of Grammar

An introduction to medieval Arabic grammatical theory

| University of Bayreuth
HardboundAvailable
ISBN 9789027245281 | EUR 125.00 | USD 188.00
 
e-Book
ISBN 9789027278630 | EUR 125.00 | USD 188.00
 
The Arabic grammatical tradition is one of the great traditions in the history of linguistics, yet it is also one that is comparatively unknown to modern western linguistics. The purpose of the present book is to provide an introduction to this grammatical tradition not merely by summarizing it, but by putting it into a perspective that will make it accessible to any linguist trained in the western tradition. The reader should not by put off by the word ‘medieval’: Arabic grammatical theory shares a number of fundamental similarities with modern linguistic theory. Indeed, one might argue that one reason Arabic theory has gone unappreciated for so long is that nothing like it existed in the West at the time of its ‘discovery’ by Europeans in the 19th century, when the European orientalist tradition was formed, and that it it only with the development of a Saussurean and Bloomfieldian structural tradition that a better perspective has become possible.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Cited by

Cited by 28 other publications

No author info given
2015.  In Semantics [Studies in Language Companion Series, 168], Crossref logo
Budman, Yulia D.
2017. THE SEMITIC ROOT: PROCESS OF THE CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT(VIIth-Xth CENT.). Bulletin of the Moscow State Regional University (Linguistics) :3  pp. 108 ff. Crossref logo
Carter, Michael G.
1994. Writing the History of Arabic Grammar. Historiographia Linguistica 21:3  pp. 385 ff. Crossref logo
Chatti, Saloua
2014. Syncategorematain Arabic Logic, al-Fārābī and Avicenna. History and Philosophy of Logic 35:2  pp. 167 ff. Crossref logo
Cohen, Walter
2011. The Rise of the Written Vernacular: Europe and Eurasia. PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 126:3  pp. 719 ff. Crossref logo
Diewald, Gabriele, Peter J. Enns, Anthony P. Grant, Anthony P. Grant, Joachim Grzega, Masataka Ishikawa, Alan S. Kaye, Alan S. Kaye, Donna L. Lillian, Solomon I. Sara, Yuri Tambovtsev, Yuri Tambovtsev, Edward J. Vajda, Edward J. Vajda, Edward J. Vajda, Elly van Gelderen, Elly van Gelderen, Kees Versteegh, Xinzhang Yang, Xinzhang Yang & Arne Ziegler
2000. Reviews. <i>WORD</i> 51:2  pp. 229 ff. Crossref logo
Dukes, Kais, Eric Atwell & Nizar Habash
2013. Supervised collaboration for syntactic annotation of Quranic Arabic. Language Resources and Evaluation 47:1  pp. 33 ff. Crossref logo
Ermers, Robert
2020. Turkic morphology seen by the Arabic grammarians. The passive. Histoire Épistémologie Langage :42-1  pp. 73 ff. Crossref logo
Glinert, Lewis
2020. Conceptions of Language and Rhetoric in Ancient and Medieval Judaism. Journal of Qur'anic Studies 22:1  pp. 133 ff. Crossref logo
Halabi, Dana, Ebaa Fayyoumi & Arafat Awajan
2022. I3rab: A New Arabic Dependency Treebank Based on Arabic Grammatical Theory. ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing 21:2  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Hodges, Wilfrid
2006.  In Mathematical Problems from Applied Logic I [International Mathematical Series, 4],  pp. 277 ff. Crossref logo
Hudson, Richard
2020. Towards a pedagogical linguistics. Pedagogical Linguistics 1:1  pp. 8 ff. Crossref logo
JARRAH, MARWAN
2019. Record your Agree: A case study of the Arabic complementizerʔinn. Journal of Linguistics 55:1  pp. 83 ff. Crossref logo
Jarrah, Marwan & Nimer Abusalim
2021. In favour of the low IP area in the Arabic clause structure. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 39:1  pp. 123 ff. Crossref logo
Kaye, Alan S.
1992. Jonathan Owens, Early Arabic grammatical theory: heterogeneity and standardization. (Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of the Language Sciences, 53.) Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1990. Pp. xvi + 294.. Journal of Linguistics 28:2  pp. 568 ff. Crossref logo
Khamray, O.
2016. Perspectives of Application of Phenomenological Approach to Description of Arabic Grammar. The World of the Orient 2016:4  pp. 111 ff. Crossref logo
KHAMRAY, O.
2018. Perspectives of a Speculative Approach to the Description of Arabic Grammar. The World of the Orient 2018:4  pp. 78 ff. Crossref logo
Leezenberg, Michiel
2014. Elî Teremaxî and the Vernacularization of Medrese Learning in Kurdistan. Iranian Studies 47:5  pp. 713 ff. Crossref logo
LUCAS, CHRISTOPHER & ELLIOTT LASH
2010. Contact as catalyst: The case for Coptic influence in the development of Arabic negation. Journal of Linguistics 46:2  pp. 379 ff. Crossref logo
Mazziotta, Nicolas & András Imrényi
2020.  In Chapters of Dependency Grammar [Studies in Language Companion Series, 212],  pp. 2 ff. Crossref logo
Owens, Jonathan
1995. The comparative study of medieval Arabic grammatical theory. Historiographia Linguistica 22:3  pp. 425 ff. Crossref logo
Peeters, Bert, Patrick J. Duffley, Christopher M. Stevens, Raimo Anttila, Raimo Anttila, Alan S. Kaye, Alan S. Kaye, Alan S. Kaye, W. Wilfried Schuhmacher, W. Wilfried Schuhmacher, W. Wilfried Schuhmacher, Yuri Tambovtsev, Masataka Ishikawa, Georgios Giannakis & Saul Levin
1994. Reviews. <i>WORD</i> 45:3  pp. 329 ff. Crossref logo
Ryding, Karin C.
1992.  Early Arabic Grammatical Theory: Heterogeneity and Standardization. By Jonathan Owens. Historiographia Linguistica 19:2-3  pp. 393 ff. Crossref logo
Sidarus, Adel Y.
2020. Le modèle arabe en grammaire copte. Une approche des muqaddimāt copto-arabes du Moyen Âge. Histoire Épistémologie Langage :42-1  pp. 59 ff. Crossref logo
Sidarus, Adel Y.
2020. Le modèle arabe en grammaire copte. Une approche des muqaddimāt copto-arabes du Moyen Âge. Histoire Épistémologie Langage :42-1  pp. 59 ff. Crossref logo
Suleiman, M.Y.I.H.
1989. On the underlying foundations of Arabic grammar: a preliminary investigation. British Society for Middle Eastern Studies. Bulletin 16:2  pp. 176 ff. Crossref logo
Versteegh, Kees
1994. The Notion of ‘Underlying Levels’ in the Arabic Grammatical Tradition. Historiographia Linguistica 21:3  pp. 271 ff. Crossref logo
Wang, Yalan
2020. Quantitative Analysis of Dependency Structures. Journal of Quantitative Linguistics 27:1  pp. 83 ff. Crossref logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 20 april 2022. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  87000897 | Marc record