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A medieval Karaite pedagogical grammar of Hebrew :

a critical edition and English translation of Kitāb al-ʻUqūd fī taṣārīf al-luġa al-ʻIbrāniyya /

by Nadia Vidro.

Main Author: Abu al-Faraj Harun ibn al-Faraj, active 11th century.
Other Authors: Vidro, Nadia.
Format: Book
Language: English
Judeo-Arabic
Published: Leiden : Brill, 2013
Series: Études sur le Judaïsme médiéval ; t. 62.
Cambridge Genizah studies series ; v. 6.
Subjects: Abu al-Faraj Harun ibn al-Faraj, > active 11th century. > ʻUqūd fī taṣārīf al-lughah al-ʻIbrānīyah.
Hebrew language > Study and teaching > Karaim speakers > Early works to 1500.
Hebrew language > Grammar > Early works to 1800.
Hebrew language > Morphology > Early works to 1800.
Hebrew language > Verb > Early works to 1800.
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Summary: In this book Nadia Vidro presents a critical edition and English translation of the first Karaite pedagogical grammar of Hebrew, Kitab al-Uqud fi Tasarif al-Luga al-'Ibraniyya. Composed in Jerusalem in the 11th century, 'Kitab al-Uqudis' a concise description of Hebrew prepared specifically to cater for the needs of students just beginning their study of the language. The critical edition is accompanied by an historical introduction, a description of manuscripts, and a glossary of grammatical terminology. This publication expands the corpus of available primary sources emanating from the Karaite school of Hebrew grammar, and makes this fascinating and important medieval work accessible to a wide audience of Hebrew linguists, Biblical scholars and those interested in language pedagogy and its history.
Physical Description: xv, 427 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-390 and indexes.
ISBN: 9789004262911
9004262911

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