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For an entire life, Kees Versteegh performed a number one function in Arabic linguistics, dialects (diglossia, creolization, pidginization), the heritage of Arabic grammar, and different fields with regards to Arabic.
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Yusˢawwitu, 4 According to Troupeau (1976, 208), the terms nawā and niyya occur 13 and 27 times respectively in the Kitāb. The concept of “intention,” however, is often expressed by much more frequent terms—including ʚanā (136 times), maʚnā (891 times), ʙarāda (1361 times), etc. (Troupeau 1976, 150; 102)—or by expressions such as kaʙannahum qālū, tawahhamū, ʙixtīra, etc. 5 The significance of preserving the meaning of the construction in this line as well as the meaning of other constructions within the context of Sībawayhi’s analysis of the taqdīr of ʙan after fāʙ is discussed by Baalbaki (2001, 186–209, esp.
This aspect which lies at the core of Sībawayhi’s understanding of language as a form of social behavior and which embodies his originality, and perhaps the essence of his value in the history of linguistic ideas, has unfortunately been severely diminished, if not totally annulled, by later authors. 285/898) Muqtadˢab and Ibn as-Sarrāj’s (d. 316/929) ʙUsˢūl—the shift of focus in linguistic analysis from social interaction and context of situation to formal considerations becomes more dramatic in later stages of the history of grammar.