Arabic proverbs and idiomatic phrases

Socin, Albert. [Arabic paroemiology]. Einladung zur akademischen Feier des Geburtsfestes seiner Majestät des Königs Karl von Württemberg am 7. März 1878 [...]. Beigefügt sind: Arabische Sprichwörter und Redensarten.

Tübingen, Heinrich Laupp (Arabic part printed by E. J. Brill in Leiden), 1878.

4to (204 x 258 mm). (4), X, 41, (1), 14 pp. Contemporary marbled boards.

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A study of Arabic proverbs and idiomatic phrases collected by the Swiss oriental scholar Albert Socin (1844-99), offering the Arabic text as well as phonetic transliterations and German translations with cross-references to other collections. The publication is couched as an invitation by the University of Tübingen to celebrate the 55th birthday of King Charles I of Württemberg (1823-91).

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