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Title: On Jurjānī's Functional Approach to Word Order
Author(s): PELED, Y.
Journal: Le Muséon
Volume: 110    Issue: 1-2   Date: 1997   
Pages: 115-141
DOI: 10.2143/MUS.110.1.525803

Abstract :
The medieval Arab grammatical theory, especially in its later development, is described, by and large, as a formal system comprising a set of rules designed to provide a comprehensive account of the structure of classical Arabic. The grammarians' account is normally shown to concentrate on syntax and morphology, with hardly any systematic semantico-pragmatic analysis of the phenomena discussed.

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