Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

Purchase Access
Subject: Language and Linguistics

Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard and Rudolf de Jong

The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches in order to be as objective and versatile as possible. The Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online is cross-searchable and cross-referenced, and is equipped with a browsable index. All relevant fields in Arabic linguistics, both general and language specific are covered and the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics Online includes topics from interdisciplinary fields, such as anthropology, psychology, sociology, philosophy, and computer science.

Subscriptions: see brill.com

Wādī Ḥaḍramawt Arabic

(5,964 words)

Author(s): Abdullah Hassan Al-Saqqaf
1. General Ḥaḍramawt Arabic is an Arabic dialect spoken by the people living in Ḥaḍramawt, now a governorate in the Republic of Yemen. It is also spoken by many Yemeni emigrants, who migrated from Ḥaḍramawt to the Gulf States, particularly Saudi Arabia, and to East Africa (Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania) and Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore). This entry deals mainly with Ḥaḍramī Arabic in the Wādī region, but occasional reference is also made to Ḥaḍramī Arabic in the coastal region, especially when discussing aspects of phonotactics, a…

Waqf

(7 words)

Author(s): not-specified
Not Specified

Waṣf

(6 words)

Author(s): not-specified
Not Specified

Waṣl

(6 words)

Author(s): not-specified
Not Specified