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RO-11233-72

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382)
Ernest McCarus (Project Director: 06/01/1972 to present)

Computerized Study of Modern Literary Arabic Syntax

To produce a book containing an analytic description of all the syntactic structures (clause-level and phrase leve) of post World War II Literary Arabic prose; the analysis will be based on a corpus of serveral hundred thousand words, to lend statistical validity to statements chosen form the works on a large number of writers from the Arab world who are considered to be representative of good Arabic writing.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$28,050 (approved)
$28,050 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1972 – 5/31/1973