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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Arabic language -- Phonetics.,
  • Arabic language -- Consonants.

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Statement[by] Dorothy Stehle.
LC ClassificationsPJ6957 .S7
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., p. 507-543.
Number of Pages543
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6423538M
LC Control Number41021959

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