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Title: A 17th-18th Century Manuscript in Spoken Egyptian Arabic
Subtitle: Part One: Text and Translation
Author(s): PALVA, H.
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 120 Issue: 3-4 Date: 2007
The text published and discussed below in one of the most important documents of pre-19th century Spoken Egyptian Arabic. Although written in Hebrew characters, it is not an example of Judaeo-Arabic; rather, it is a representative sample of the language of narrative style used by storytellers in the cities of Lower Egypt in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.