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Sudan Arabic Texts : With Translation and Glossary - S. Hillelson

Sudan Arabic Texts

With Translation and Glossary

By: S. Hillelson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 9th June 2011
ISBN: 9780521229425
Number Of Pages: 244

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Originally published in 1935, this volume provides a selection of texts illustrating the Arabic dialect as spoken in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. The extracts were chosen as specimens of native speech, but many of them provide an additional insight into the culture and traditions of the area. Most of the material was collected at first hand or contributed by native collaborators, the remainder is taken from printed sources. The assembled texts are all dual language, with the English version being contained on the opposite page to the original. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Sudan Arabic culture and linguistics.

Bibliography
Introduction
Proverbs
Riddles
Folk tales
Nursery rhymes
Anecdotes
The saga of Sha' al-din Wad al-Tiwaym
The first aeroplane in the Sudan
Sketches of Gezira life
Stories of the Rubatab
An Arab's advice to his fellow-tribesmen
Tribal gossip
Kordofan jottings
Extracts from al-Mursid al-Sudani
Letters from the Khalifa 'Abdullahi to negro chiefs
Verse
Prophecies and sayings of Shaykh Farah Wad Taktok
Extracts from the Tabaqåt of Wad Dayfallah
Glossary
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ISBN: 9780521229425
ISBN-10: 0521229421
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 9th June 2011
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.36

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