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A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic : Core Vocabulary for Learners - Tim Buckwalter

A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic

Core Vocabulary for Learners


Published: 21st February 2011
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An invaluable tool for learners of Arabic, this Frequency Dictionary will provide a list of the 5000 most commonly used words in the language.

Based on a thiry million word corpus of Arabic which includes both written and spoken material, this dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an indication of major register variation (including regional and dialectal). Pronunciation indicators will be given in the form of diacritics for MSA words and Romanized pronunciation for colloquial terms.

Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index (arranged by Arabic root). Throughout the frequency listing there will also be thirty thematically-organized 'boxed' lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing, relations etc.

An engaging and highly useful resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Arabic will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of Arabic vocabulary.

Thematic Vocabulary List. Series Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Introduction. References. Frequency Index. Alphabetical Index. Part of Speech Index

ISBN: 9780415444347
ISBN-10: 0415444349
Series: Routledge Frequency Dictionaries
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English , Arabic
Number Of Pages: 592
Published: 21st February 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.6  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 1.01
Edition Number: 1