Welcome to this subject guide for basic Arabic language study. It is intended to be a starting point for exploring a variety of helpful resources. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions or suggestions.
CUA ICOR Arabic Ms. 11: elementary Arabic grammar. 18th/19th c. copy of the Muqaddimah al-Ajurrūmīyah of Ibn Ājurrūm, 672-723/1273 or 4-1323.
CUA and Local Area Resources
A few of the many local area resources:
Most Mullen Library materials are arranged by the Library of Congress classification system:
PJ6690-6697 Ancient Arabic
PJ6701-6901 Modern Arabic dialects
PJ7501-8517 Arabic literature
PJ7695.8-7976 Individual authors or works
Non-circulating texts and reference tools for Arabic studies can be found in the Semitics/ICOR library, one of CUA's special collections. This library houses the Department of Semitic & Egyptian Languages & Literatures and the Institute of Christian Oriental Research (ICOR).
You can search ALADIN for LC-classed Semitics materials in this library. Only a small part of the ICOR holdings appear in ALADIN at this time. ICOR materials are arranged by another classification scheme:
276-277 Arabic Language & Literature
276.8 Arabic Language
277.78 Modern Arabic dialects
Please check with library staff for assistance.