Arabic Linguistics

NEAR E 538
  • Quarters: Spring, Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, I&S

Studies Arabic through modern linguistic analysis. Covers Arabic’s phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, and discusses the history of Arabic as well as the frequently debated issue of diglossia in Arabic-speaking countries. Equal attention given to the linguistic features of both FuS’Ha Arabic and modern Arabic dialects.