Publication Details

معجم لغة الحياة اليومية

Language : العربية

الجوهرى، محمد، معد. معجم لغة الحياة اليومية. تحرير إبراهيم عبد الحافظ، ومصطفى جاد. الجيزة: المكتبة الاكاديمية؛ مكتبة الإسكندرية. مركز توثيق التراث الحضاري والطبيعي؛ جامعة القاهرة. كلية الاداب. مركز البحوث والدراسات الاجتماعية، 2007.


Subject :
الفولكلور-- معاجم

This cultural dictionary is concerned with everyday language, which has an independent existence and limited grammar and differs from the classical language. The former has the quality of being able to borrow from other languages, as well as to broaden its lexicon, modify its rules and continue developing. It was compiled by folkloric inheritance researchers to serve folkloric science, in particular, and linguistic studies, social, anthropological and cultural together with cultural history, in general. This work has the purpose of collecting everyday words and expressions from all Egyptian society: from Cairo, the Delta, Upper Egypt, and some of the Bedouin communities of Sinai and Matrouh. The material in this volume of the dictionary amounts to approximately fifteen thousand words. In addition to this there are 1850 mobile text message terms in Arabic and foreign languages, to form a portion of the total of fifty thousand collected items, which will be issued in succeeding volumes.