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By Rudolf-Ernst Brünnow, August Fischer, Lutz Edzard, Amund Bjørsnøs

The textual content excerpts are followed through grammatical and lexical commentaries, supplemented, the place beneficial, by means of notes pointing to ancient, cultural, and spiritual historical past details. The notes are conceived as a pedagogical software for college students of their 3rd semester of Arabic or above. parts of local Arabic grammatical conception and concerns in comparative Semitic linguistics are brought, the place applicable. during the chrestomathy, scholars will fi nd copious references to Wolfdietrich Fischer's Grammatik des Klassischen Arabisch (viz. Jonathan Rodgers' English translation) and William Wright's A Grammar of the Arabic Language. Following a tenet by way of August Fischer, 3 lexicographical and 3 geographical textual specimens were additional to the textual content corpus. The thesaurus is modernised in either content material and elegance. The imperative variants of the textual content excerpts are indicated and fascinating textual editions are famous. very important annotated translations, the place to be had, are pointed out besides.

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Kameshwara Iyer’s earnings became lean. He had invested all his money for interest in some Arbuthnot bank or something. It swallowed four crores of money and gave out a belch. In a single day, Kameshwara Iyer became a pauper. Only the jewels that Rukmini’s mother Meenakshiammal wore were left. He could clear his debts only by selling off his ancestral house and lands. He moved to where Kuppuswamy Iyer now lives, near the canal bank. Meenakshi also used to look like Goddess Mahalakshmi. She had infinite dignity.

The flurry, therefore, in short-story writing in the thirties and forties attained, in the fifties, a hue that was popular and in a way insouciant of literary values cherished earlier. The post-Independence fifties, the decade of a young nation filled with hopes and aspirations, saw a proliferation of magazines which not only drew in new writers but also spawned many a new kind of writer, subscribing to the spirit of the magazine he/she wrote for. Writer Jayakanthan’s appearance and growth is demonstrative of this interesting and complex phenomenon.

He was very fond of the child. He never tired of doing anything for her. ’ He made a lot of jewels of top-quality diamond and red stone. When she was about ten years old, he bought a paavaadai and half sari for a kolattam performance. In the moonlight, how majestic her adornments and her beauty looked! What majesty! An eye-catching spectacle it was! I forgot to tell you about her voice. What is a koel in comparison! Her voice slithered like a golden strand. You wouldn’t be bored with it even if you heard it the whole day.

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