A Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic

A Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic

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Originally offered in two separate volumes, A Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic, a staple of Georgetown University Press's world-renowned Arabic language program, now handily provides both the English to Arabic and Arabic to English texts in one volume. Designed for an English speaker learning Arabic, this is a key reference for anyone learning the colloquial speech of Iraq as spoken by educated people in Baghdad. Using romanized transliteration and transcription rather than the Arabic alphabet, it is further enhanced in most cases by having sentences to illustrate how individual word entries are used in context, reinforcing the user's acquisition of colloquial Iraqi.The most notable example is the comprehensive 1000-page Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic, published in 1987 by ... On a personal note, I wish to acknowledge some deeply felt and long overdue debts. ... of high school, to Georgetown University in January 1958 to take a thirty-nine- week intensive course in Egyptian Arabic.

Title:A Dictionary of Iraqi Arabic
Author:Beverly E. Clarity
Publisher:Georgetown University Press - 2003


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