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Title: The lexical relationship between classical Arabic and Shehri: a comparative analytical study
Author: Al-Mashani, Muhammad
ISNI:       0000 0004 2740 7003
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 1999
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The plan of the present work may be outlined as follows. The first chapter contains a discussion of the concept of Classical Arabic. In the second chapter, the Shehri language is introduced and the region in which it is spoken is described. Background information is presented concerning the social and historical conditions of the region and the reasons are discussed for the language's survival there. This is followed by a review of all the writings, comments, and recent studies of Arab linguists on the topic. Chapter Three contains a glossary of Shehri words that correspond in root and meaning with Classical Arabic. Chapter Four contains a glossary of Shehri words that correspond in root with Classical Arabic and are similar in meaning. Chapter Five contains a glossary of Shehri words that correspond in meaning with Classical Arabic although not having the same roots. Chapter Six contains a glossary of Shehri words that are similar in both root and meaning to Classical Arabic. Chapter Seven contains a systematic study of metathesis and mutation in Shehri and Classical Arabic. In the Conclusion, a review is made of results, followed by a discussion and a number of recommendations.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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