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Colloquial Tajiki Phrasebook, Aliev, Bahriddin Aliev
1 Aliev, Bahriddin Aliev Colloquial Tajiki Phrasebook
2009 978-99947-11-7 Softcover Persian & English 190 5˝ x 8˝ inches زبان تاج

Price: 33.00 USD
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Introduction to Syriac: Key to Exercises & English-Syriac Vocabulary, Gurtner, Daniel
2 Gurtner, Daniel Introduction to Syriac: Key to Exercises & English-Syriac Vocabulary
Bethesda, Maryland Ibex Publishers 2006 1588140458 / 9781588140456 Softcover English 120 6 x 9 inches 

Price: 28.00 USD
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Your Mother-in-Law Loves You  And Other Proverbs and Expressions from Syria, Joubin, Rebecca
3 Joubin, Rebecca Your Mother-in-Law Loves You And Other Proverbs and Expressions from Syria
Bethesda, Maryland Ibex Publishers 2014 1588141322 / 9781588141323 Softcover Enlgish and Arabic 180 8˝ x 8˝ inches 
Your Mother-in-Law Loves You is a bilingual collection of more than 600 proverbs and expressions from Syria. It is a useful tool for students of Syrian-Arabic, Modern Arabic as well as those interested in the rich culture of the country.
When visiting someone unexpectedly, hamatik ba-tohebik or “your mother-in-law loves you” becomes an invitation to join them in their meal.
For about ten years, Rebecca Joubin, assistant professor of Arab studies at Davidson College, has travelled to and conducted research in Syria. Noticing the use of proverbs and expressions as a signature of Syrian culture and identity, she began writing down the phrases she heard in casual conversation and in the local media. The expressions are presented here in Syrian-Arabic, in modern standard Arabic and, for those not familiar with the language, in English translation. And when necessary, they are explained. Her bilingual collection of more than 600 proverbs is ideal for all students of Arabic as well as those interested in the rich culture of Syria. The sayings have been divided by topic such as the body, food, animals, colors, homeland, work and experience.
In this collection we see the many unique values and attributes of Syrian culture. We observe kindness, hospitality, generosity, forgiveness, and humility. More importantly, in addition to observing the singularities of Syrian culture, we learn about the universalities of human nature. 
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An Introduction to Koranic & Classical Arabic, Thackston, Wheeler M.
4 Thackston, Wheeler M. An Introduction to Koranic & Classical Arabic
Bethesda, Maryland Ibex Publishers 1994 0936347406 / 9780936347400 Softcover English 6 x 9 inches 

Price: 45.00 USD
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An Introduction to Koranic & Classical Arabic, Key to Exercises, Thackston, Wheeler M.
5 Thackston, Wheeler M. An Introduction to Koranic & Classical Arabic, Key to Exercises
Bethesda, Maryland Ibex Publishers 1994 0936347511 / 9780936347516 Softcover English 6 x 9 inches 

Price: 25.00 USD
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Introduction to Syriac, Thackston, Wheeler M.
6 Thackston, Wheeler M. Introduction to Syriac
Bethesda, Maryland Ibex Publishers 2000 0936347988 / 9780936347981 Softcover English 6 x 9 inches 

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