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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H (hāʾ as-sakt - Hatch, Evelyn)

(1,831 words)

hāʾ as-sakt Pausal Forms hāʾ marbūṭa Luġa hāʾ mardūfa T̲ulut̲ hāʾ muḥaqqaqa T̲ulut̲ hāʾ muḥdawdiba T̲ulut̲ hāʾ musalsala T̲ulut̲ Haak, Martine Auxiliary ḥabasa Phonological Merger Habash, Nizar Computational Linguistics ḥabbaḏā Exclamation Habermas, Jürgen Religion and Language Ḥabīb, Mūnā Language Policies and Language Planning habitual Afro-Asiatic Languages, Anatolian Arabic, Aspect, Aspect, Auxiliary, Baghdad Arabic, Bahraini Arabic, Bʿēri Arabic, Cairo Arabic, Copula, Jordanian Arabic (Amman), Jordanian Arabic (Amman), Juba Arabic, …
Date: 2018-04-01

H (Hatim, Basil - ḥukm taklīfī)

(2,099 words)

Hatim, Basil Grounding, Indirect Speech, Textlinguistics Ḥātimī, Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan al- Majāz Hatra ʿArab, 129 Hatran Northwest Arabian Arabic ḥattā ʿAmal, Concessive Clause, Conjunctions, Ḍamīr, Dialects: Classification, Grammaticalization, Reanalysis Haugen, Einar English Loanwords Hausa Afro-Asiatic Languages, Afro-Asiatic Languages, Arabic Alphabet for Other Languages, Arabic Alphabet for Other Languages, Cameroon Arabic, Classical Arabic, Contrastive Grammar, Ḍād, Fulfulde, Fulfulde, Hausa, Kanuri, Language Contact, Lan…
Date: 2018-04-01

H (Hulsen, Madeleine - hypothetical)

(325 words)

Hulsen, Madeleine Language Loss, Language Loss Hulst, Harry van der Linguistics and Arabic Humai Jilme Kanuri human language technology Automatic Language Processing Ḥumaydī, ʾAbū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad al- Script and Art, T̲ulut̲ Humayun Pakistan Humbert, Geneviève Ism Humboldt, Wilhelm von Speech Acts Hume, Elizabeth Metathesis, Palatalization humor Language Attitudes hunāka Media Arabic Ḥunayn ibn ʾIsḥāq Translation Literature, Translation Literature Hungarian in the United States Language Loss Hunnemeyer, Friderike Grammaticalization, Grammaticalization, Gram…
Date: 2018-04-01

Ḥimyaritic

(3,834 words)

Author(s): Christian Julien Robin
Ḥimyaritic is a Semitic language that was spoken in the mountains of Yemen during the first centuries of Islam. The name is derived from the tribe of Ḥimyar, whose origins lie in the region of Ẓafār (125 kms south of Sanaa) in the southern highlands. This tribal group gradually extended its power across the whole of Yemen and eventually exercized authority over the southwestern half of the Arabian Peninsula (1st century B.C.E.–6th century C.E.). The adjective ‘Ḥimyarite’ was coined by traditional Arab and Islamic scholars and grammarians who preserved and transmitted …
Date: 2018-04-01

Hindi

(4 words)

see Urdu/Hindustani
Date: 2018-04-01

Hindustani

(4 words)

see Urdu/Hindustani
Date: 2018-04-01

History of Arabic

(4,819 words)

Author(s): Ignacio Ferrando
This entry describes the evolution of the Arabic language through all its phases, paying special attention to the causes and implications of the changes which have taken place in the language. In order to place Arabic in its broad context and to offer a diachronic insight into the history of a language which is spoken today by approximately 200 million people worldwide and is the preferred religious language of all Islamic countries, it is necessary to consider its historical setting and present-day situation. From the outset it is necessary to consider the scope and limits of…
Date: 2018-04-01