A Practical Arabic Grammar

A Practical Arabic Grammar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...nouns of time and place, &c. are derived. The learned of the School of Kufah were of this opinion, while the School of Basrah held that the noun of action is the root, from which comes the verb itself, and all nouns and verbal adjectives. Every noun indicating abstractedly the attribute contained in the signification of the verb, is not to be regarded however as a noun of action; thus Jx learning; f. thirst; are not-" " the nouns of action of the verbs, -lc to learn; a to be thirsty; s their nouns of action are.-ic and Ul?. The Arabian gram s o marians call these simply nouns J, in contradistinction to the s-, noun of action, jwk; the difference between these is often almost imperceptible, and they are frequently used for each other. The noun of action is chiefly distinguished by being put in the accusative case, or as it were adverbially, and joined to the verb itself; adding to it a species of energy, thus, #0- --4.0--J U-d i y, aJJ J "God spoke to Moses, speaking? In treating of the verb, it has been observed, that the noun of action, when put in the accusative case, supplies the place of the infinitive, which in all languages is really the verb's noun. These forms for the first conjugation, that being most hi use, are very numerous, and are in all 35. The second, third, and fourth conjugations have a few variations; the remaining nine have each but one form, which will be found in the tables of the verbs, where they appear in the accusative case as infinitives. Nouns of Action of Derivatives. 2nd Conj. Jjaaj, Zmj, JUij-3 JUi;, Jl-, Jl- 5--j s-s 3rd AclLc, JUi, JUw. 4th juii, jus, Sui. - This multitude of forms of nouns of action belonging to the primitive triliteral verb, need..."show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236519922
  • 9781236519924