Persian Studies Series, Number 12: Form and Meaning in Persian Vocabulary. The Arabic Feminine Ending.
Costa Mesa; New York: Mazda Publishers, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 243, pp. Original green coarse linen with gold lettering on front cover and spine. Scarce and major study of an important grammatical aspect of the Persian language: the class of loanwords from Arabic with the feminine ending -a(t). These words, the largest identifiable form-class of Arabic borrowings, constitute about seven percent of contemporary Persian vocabulary. Minor soiling on front cover. Text in English with some Arabic. Binding in overall near fine, interior in fine condition. vg. Item #25259
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