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1st Edition

Idioms and Idiomatic Expressions in Levantine Arabic
Jordanian Dialect

ISBN 9780367420390
Published February 21, 2020 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book 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



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


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