- Arabic languages
The Arabic language family consists of
Arabic macrolanguage( ISO 639-3[http://www.sil.org/iso639-3/documentation.asp?id=ara ara] ), including
varieties of Arabic,
Classical Arabicand Standard Arabic,
*a number of closely related extinct dialects of
pre-Islamic Arabia, summarized as Ancient or Old North Arabian( ISO 639-3[http://linguistlist.org/forms/langs/LLDescription.cfm?code=xna xna] ), including
*Cantineau, Jean (1955). "Le dialectologie arabe," "Orbis" 4:149-169.
*Fischer, Wolfdietrich, & Otto Jastrow (ed) (1980). "Handbuch der arabischen Dialekte." Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz.
*Kaye, Alan S., & Judith Rosenhouse (1997). "Arabic Dialects and Maltese," "The Semitic Languages". Ed. Robert Hetzron. New York: Routledge. Pages 263-311.
*Lozachmeur, H., (ed.), (1995) "Presence arabe dans le croissant fertile avant l'Hegire (Actes de la table ronde internationale Paris, 13 Novembre 1993)" Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations. ISBN 286538 2540
*Macdonald, M.C.A., (2000) "Reflections on the linguistic map of pre-Islamic Arabia" "Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy" 11(1), 28–79
*Scagliarini, F., (1999) "The Dedanitic inscriptions from Jabal 'Ikma in north-western Hejaz" "Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies" 29, 143-150 ISBN 2-503-50829-4
*Sobelman, H., (ed.) (1962). "Arabic Dialect Studies." Washington, D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics and the Middle East Institute.
*Winnett, F.V. and Reed, W.L., (1970) "Ancient Records from North Arabia" (Toronto: University of Toronto)
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