Release Date: 2001
Genre: American literature
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Author: Norbert F. Voelkel
Release Date: 2002
This brand new text has been written by internationally renowned authors at the front lines of pulmonary medicine research. COPD is a problem of increasing global importance, and this reference successfully brings together all the latest developments in the field in a single volume. It focuses particularly on the pathobiology of COPD and treatment options available.
Author: Karl Stowasser
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Study
A Dictionary of Syrian Arabic provides Syrian terms for the language spoken in everyday life by Muslims primarily in Damascus, but understandable throughout Syria as well as in the broader linguistic areas of present-day Lebanon, Jordan, and among the Palestinians and the Arabic-speaking population of Israel. Entries include examples, idioms, and common phrases to illustrate usage. The Arabic terms are presented in transcription. It is useful for students of Arabic, scholars wishing to train in the Syrian dialect, and visitors and travelers to Syria and other nations where the dialect is spoken. A thorough introduction outlines the sociolinguistic situation in Syria and covers phonology, morphology, syntax, grammar, and vocabulary. Alongside the other Arabic language-learning and reference works published by Georgetown University Press, this dictionary is yet another invaluable volume on spoken Arabic, belonging at the side of travelers and scholars, and on the shelves of research and reference libraries.
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