Hamid Hassani

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Hamid Hasani
Born (1968-11-23) November 23, 1968 (age 46)
Saqqez, Kordestan, Iran, of Kermanshahi descent originally Iran
Residence Tehran, Iran
Occupation lexicographer, corpus-maker, Persian/Kurdish/Arabic prosodist
Years active 1991 - present (7 books, 70 papers and lectures)

Hamid Hasani (Persian: حمید حسنی) (Persian pronunciation: [haˈmiːd hasaˈniː]) (born November 23, 1968 in Saqqez (Persian: سقز), Iranian Kurdistan province, of Kermanshahi descent originally, Kermanshah province, Iran) is an Iranian scholar and researcher, concentrated on Persian lexicography, dictionary-making, and Persian corpus linguistics, also an expert on Persian, Arabic (standard), and Kurdish prosody (metrics/ versification).

Hassani lives in Tehran since 1987. He has published 7 books and more than 85 papers on Persian, Arabic, and Kurdish language and literature. Hassani also has published some works on Persian lexicography, corpus-making, and frequency-concordance dictionaries.

Hassani has given three international lectures: two lectures in English and Persian in Oslo, Norway (September 1997, at the University of Oslo, Blindern and Kloden Institute, respectively), and a lecture in Persian in Dushanbe, Tajikistan (March 2006) at the Institute of Oriental Studies and Written Heritage of the Academy of Sciences.

He works at The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, Departments of "Terminology" and "Encyclopædia of Persian Language and Literature", Tehran, Iran.

Publications and international lectures[edit]

A. Books in Persian:

  • 2009: Published Persian Beginner's Dictionary, (in Persian: Farhang-e Zabān-āmuz-e Fārsi, Sat.h-e Moqaddamāti), with Behruz Safarzadeh, Tehran, Iran Language Institute (ILI), xvi + 1210 + iv pp;
  • 2005: Published Persian Today Corpus: The Most Frequent Words of Today Persian, based on a one-million-word corpus (in Persian: Vāže-hā-ye Porkārbord-e Fārsi-e Emruz), Tehran, Iran Language Institute (ILI), 322 pp;
  • 2004: Published Arabic Poetry: Prosody and Rhyme (in Persian: `Aruz-o Qāfiyeh-ye `Arabi), Tehran, `Elmi va Farhangui, v + 144 pp;
  • 2004: Published Madārej-ol-Balāgheh in Rhetoric (in Persian: Madārej-ol-Balāgheh dar Elm-e Badi`), by Rezā-Qoli Khān Hedāyat, edited and annotated by Hamid Hassani (co-editor: Behruz Safarzadeh), Tehran, The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, xix + 164 pp;
  • 2001: Published A Glossary of Constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran (in Persian: Farhang-e Mowzu`i-e Qānun-e Asāsi-e Jomhuri-e Eslāmi-e Irān), Tehran, Rowzaneh 162 pp;
  • 1998: Published Mer'āt-ol-Khiyāl Who's Who (in Persian: Tazkereh-ye Mer'āt-ol-Khiyāl), by Shir-`Ali Khān Ludi, edited and annotated by Hamid Hassani (co-editor: Behruz Safarzadeh), Tehran, Rowzaneh, xxi + 370 pp;
  • 1992: Published Poetry of Nimā-Yooshij (a research on poetic meters and forms of Nimā-Yooshij) (in Persian: Musiqi-e She`r-e Nimā (tahqiq-i dar owzān va qāleb-hā-ye she`ri-e Nimā-Yushij), Tehran: Ketāb-e Zamān 272 pp.

B. Papers in Persian:

  • 1991–present: Published more than 70 papers in Persian on Persian, Arabic, and Kurdish language and literature.

C. International lectures in Persian and English:

  • 2006: “The One-Million-Word Corpus of Today Persian” (in Persian: “Peykare-ye Yek-Miliyon-Loghati-e Fārsi-e Emruz”, Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Institute of Oriental Studies and Written Heritage of the Academy of Sciences, 5th International Congress of Persian and Tajik Scholars, March 2006;
  • 1997: “Poetry of Nima-Yooshij, Free Verse or Blank Verse?” (English), Norway, University of Oslo (Blindern), September 1997;
  • 1997: “Persian Prosody and Necessity of Professional Studies” (in Persian: “'Aruz-e Fārsi va Zarurat-e Tahqiq-e Takhassosi dar An” (Persian), Norway, Oslo, Kloden, September 1997.

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