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Cairene Egyptian colloquial Arabic by Judith Olmsted Gary

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Published by Croom Helm in London, Dover, N.H .
Written in English



  • Egypt,
  • Cairo.,
  • Cairo


  • Arabic language -- Dialects -- Egypt -- Cairo.,
  • Arabic language -- Dialects -- Egypt -- Cairo -- Grammar.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141)

StatementJudith Olmsted Gary and Saad Gamal-Eldin.
SeriesCroom Helm descriptive grammars
ContributionsGamal-Eldin, Saad M.
LC ClassificationsPJ6799.C3 G37 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 141 p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1786379M
ISBN 100709938152
LC Control Number89181572

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