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Graduate Record 2007-2008 
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARAB 528 - The History of the Arabic Language

Study of the history of Arabic and its development up to present days. Studies relation of Arabic to other languages that come in contact with it either through genetic relationship, such as Hebrew and Aramaic, or through conquest, such as Persian, Coptic, Berber, and others. Emphasizes external and internal factors of linguistic change. (SI)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: At least one year of Arabic or Hebrew, and/or historical linguistics.

Credits: 3