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Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions in Levantine Arabic

Jordanian Dialect, 1st Edition

By Elham Alzoubi

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256 pages

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Description

Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions in Levantine Arabic: Jordanian Dialect is a unique resource for intermediate and advanced learners of Arabic.

The book contains over 2000 of the most common idioms and idiomatic expressions used in Levantine Arabic - Jordanian Dialect. Each idiom is presented with a sample sentence or dialogue, which provides the authentic sociocultural context necessary to better understand how to use each idiomatic expression appropriately.

Ideal for students studying Levantine/Jordanian Arabic or planning to study and/or live in Jordan or the Levant, this book provides learners with a wealth of basic vocabulary and structures that will raise their meta-linguistic awareness of Arabic in general and Jordanian Arabic in particular.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

حرف الألف

حرف الباء

حرف التاء

حرف الثاء

حرف الجيم

حرف الحاء

حرف الخاء

حرف الدال

حرف الذال

حرف الراء

حرف الزين

حرف السين

حرف الشين

حرف الصاد

حرف الضاد

حرف الطاء

حرف الظاء

حرف العين

حرف الغين

حرف الفاء

حرف القاف

حرف الكاف

حرف اللام

حرف الميم

حرف النون

حرف الهاء

حرف الواو

حرف الياء

References

Online Dictionaries Consulted for The English Equivalents

About the Author

Elham Alzoubi is Assistant Teaching Professor in the department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FOR002000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Arabic
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
LAN014000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference