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Teaching of Arabic as a foreign language (TAFL) : a study of the communicative approach in relation to Arabic
(University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis,
The study is concerned with the problem of how to improve the teaching of Arabic as a foreign or a second language. It lays down some of the essential foundation-work necessary for bringing about systematic and constructive ...
The principles of abrogation : with special reference to the 'Usūl' of al-Jassās
(University of St Andrews, 1987) - Thesis,
I have prepared a critical edition of the portion on a1-Nasikh wa-l mansukh from Usul al-Jassas (Usul al-figh), by Abu Bakr Ahmad b. 'Ali a1-Razi a1-jassas (d. 370 A. H. ). The manuscript, used in this edition, is ...
The theory, practice and administration of waqf with special reference to the Malayan state of Kedah
(University of St Andrews, 1971) - Thesis,
A critical edition of the linguistic dictionary Tahḏīb Al-Khawāṣ Min Durrat Al-Ghawwāṣ a critical edition by Ibn Manẓūr, 711/1311
(University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis,
After studying this linguistic dictionary in manuscript: Al-Tahḏīb by Ibn Manẓūr, I realised the importance of studying and editing the manuscript. This research on Tahḏīb and the development of lexical studies and linguistics ...
The modernisation of Arabic vocabulary : a survey of linguistic and cultural aspects of lexical development
(University of St Andrews, 1991-07) - Thesis,
Since the nineteenth century, the modernisation of Arabic vocabulary has been subject of a great concern for Arab scholars who are loyal to the language while aware of the need to adapt it to the demands of the modern ...
A critical edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād b. Mohamed Al-Naḥwī
(University of St Andrews, 1975-12) - Thesis,
The present edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī, written by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād is mainly based on Ẕ MS. No. 1687. This manuscript consists of 312 folios and is divided into two volumes. This thesis ...
The philological treatment of Qu'rān similes in the works of the philologists, exegetes, literary and rhetorical theorists
(University of St Andrews, 1985-07) - Thesis,
This thesis deals mainly with the philological aspects of the similes of the Qur'ān. It also deals with other aspects of Arabic science such as rhetoric, syntax and variant readings of some words in the verses containing ...
Shams al-dim al-Sakhawi as a historian of the 9th/15th century : with an edition of that section of his chronicles (Wajiz al-kalam) covering the period 800-849 / 1397-1445
(1972) - Thesis,
Although a prolific writer of history, Sakhawi is, primarily, a traditionist. As such, accuracy both in utterance and writing would, by the very nature of his training, be his first objective. Modern writers appear ...
Studies in two transmissions of the Qur'an
(University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis,
Two transmissions of the Qur'an can be found in printed copies today. One stems from Kufa and the other from Medina. They are more commonly called by the names of their respective second-century transmitters, Hafs and ...
Jews in Yemen in 17th-19th century according to Hebrew sources with comparison with Arabi Yamani sources
(University of St Andrews, 1970) - Thesis,