Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

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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.

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Jargon

(3,083 words)

Author(s): Elizabeth M. Bergman
Date: 2018-04-01

Jarr

(4 words)

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Date: 2018-04-01

Javanese

(2,320 words)

Author(s): Rochayah Machali
1. Introduction Javanese is a member of the Austronesian family of languages, which includes the languages of the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Madagascar, and the Pacific. It is spoken on the island of …
Date: 2018-04-01

Jazāʾ

(2,406 words)

Author(s): Kinga Dévényi
The term jazāʾ ‘requital’ is the most common term used by early medieval Arab grammarians in connection with conditionality. It can be interpreted as involvement of a condition. The conditional particles ( ḥurūf al-jazāʾ) are those that trigger a conditional relation ( mā yujāzā bihi). In addition to terminological differences in describing conditional structures, Arab grammarians throughout the ages held different opinions concerning the scope of these particles, and hence the structures that they described under this heading also differed.…
Date: 2018-04-01

Jazm

(4 words)

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Date: 2018-04-01

Jerusalem Arabic

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Judith Rosenhouse
Date: 2018-10-27