(Sixty Tables, Elucidatory of the First Part of a Course of Lectures on the Grammar of the Arabic Language.)

(Sixty Tables, Elucidatory of the First Part of a Course of Lectures on the Grammar of the Arabic Language.)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...not conveyed by any triliteral radical verb in the Arabic language, and consequently they ought not in grammatical strictness to be included amongst the primitive sources of these verbs z although as Arabian grammarians have thought proper to involve them under this term. I could not, conformably to my general plan, withdraw them from observation. i The foregoing may be considered to consiitute all the peculiarities regarding the llsusdzzr or infinsittive of triliteral radical verbs which are worthy to be explained or remembered. A few measures of formation, in addition to the forty-eight contained in this Table, might without difficulty be sclccted andcxemplified, as indeed by some grammarians the general number of' " distinct forms has been calculated to exceed an hundred; but of all those which remain, thev occurrence in the language is so extremely rare and unsrequent, as to render the-m totally un, worthy of being noticed in this place. fixntfixrinc 'run PORMATXON or 'me MUSDUR, on INFINlTIVE or OLJADRXLITERAL RADICAL VERBS, AND or ALL frru: CQNUGATlONS'oF lNCREASE, i WHETHBR FROM A TRILITERAL on OLJADRILITERALSOURCE. I a i..-'-earning by degrees. l a e, or: 3 Pretending ignorance. i 4 Putting, NOTE.-Itss has already been observed and is worthy of repetition in this place, that, all the Conjugatiorfs of increase in the 'Arabic language, as well as also the quadriliterali radical verbs, have in contradistinction to those ossf the triliteral radical species, the formation or measure of their infinitives guided by grammatical rule, and for the most part limit; ed to those particular forms which are exhibited in the Table opposite to their respective pressteritsies, upon which the Musdur is pronounced by grammarians to depend. _ A...show more

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