early north-Arabic dialect ( Arabic). Its inscriptions, written in a slightly modified ancient south-Arabic alphabet, are predominantly grave inscriptions, amongst them two Hasaitic-Aramaic bilingual inscriptions from north-eastern Saudi Arabia (c. between 5th and 2nd cents. BC).
Ancient south-Arabic; Semitic languages
W. W. Müller, Das Altarab. und das klass. Arabisch, Hasaitisch, in: W.-D. Fischer (ed.), Grundriß der arab. Philol., 1982, 25-26.
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Müller-Kessler, Christa (Emskirchen),
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First published online: 2006
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