AAPTIS 432 - Arabic Phonology and Morphophonology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Advisory Prerequisites:
One year of Arabic or permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is open to students who have completed one year of study of standard Arabic. It starts with a historical development of the Arabic language and its varieties from its Semitic ancestry. It gives an investigative overview of the basic phonological and morphological features of modern standard Arabic. Phonological analysis covers a study of Arabic phonemes and their representation, syllable structure, syllabification, word stress and other features such as assimilation, Ishmaam, Idghaam and Imaalah. Morphological analysis includes study of the root and pattern morphemes, verb and noun morphology, affixation, compounding, I’raab and binaa’. Readings in this course are primarily in English with some literature read in Arabic Evaluation is based on weekly assignments, brief presentations, midterm and a topical paper. (Ahmad)

AAPTIS 432 - Arabic Phonology and Morphophonology
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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