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Roving Eye Head to Toe in Egyptian Arabic Expressions

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ISBN-10: 9774166795

ISBN-13: 9789774166792

Edition: 2014

Authors: Mona Ateek, Mona Kamel Hassan, Trevor Naylor, Marian Sarofim, Doriana MacMullen

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Description:

No matter where we come from, we all have our unique local expressions and proverbs that raise confused eyebrows when translated literally. These phrases usually carry humor and wisdom at their core, but are only fully understood in their native language. A Roving Eye explores some of these phrases and sayings from one of the world's most expressive tongues, Egyptian Arabic, the most widely spoken form of Arabic.Including some one hundred popular phrases and proverbs, all linked to parts of the body and features of the face, A Roving Eye uses striking black-and-white photography to bring these expressions to life. The result is a book that will delight both learners and native speakers of…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press
Publication date: 3/1/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English