The spoken Arabic of Egypt, grammar, exercises, vocabularies 1905
The new edition has been called for by the publisher in view of the continued demand for the Grammar both in Europe and in Egypt since the first became exhausted six months ago. A complete alphabetical list of the words used in the Exercises on the Accidence has been inserted, and an Appendix containing a few additional grammatical notes ; and the work has been generally revised. A Key to the Exercises, including the Stories, has been published separately.
A key to the exercises in the Spoken Arabic of Egypt
There was a robber who went one day to rob the house of a merchant. He climbed on the wall and took hold of the window, (but) the window came out in his hand, (and) he fell to the ground and broke his leg. He picked himself up, and went limping to the Kadi, (and) said to him : ” I was going to rob the house of the merchant so-and-so ; I climbed on the wall and took hold of the window, (but) the window came out in my hand, and I fell to the ground (and) broke my leg.” The Kadi immediately ordered a soldier to go and bring the owner of the house. (The soldier) went (and) brought him, and he came before the Kadi. The Kadi asked him …